10 most viewed Penang projects in early 2021 (Jan – May)

The pandemic is certainly changing the way we live, work and play. The sluggish property market sentiment may have resulted in many holding off buying a house but statistics proved that these home seekers have never stopped scouting for their dream home. Here are the 10 most viewed housing projects in Penang, ... Read More

10 most viewed projects in Penang for 2020

Wishing you and your family a Happy New Year 2021! Despite the coronavirus pandemic, buying a property has always been part of our life journey. Looking back at 2020, it is no surprise that all of the most viewed projects are affordable homes in Penang Island ... Read More

Penang land deals transacted in 2019

Today land costs account for about 30% of any property development cost. If you are wondering how much does the land costs in Penang, below is an infographic that shows several land deals transacted in 2019 with a value of more RM10 million. This report is based on data published by The National Property Information Centre ... Read More

20 Most Active Projects in Penang (Jan – Aug 2020)

With the lifting of CMCO in early June, Google Search Trends report indicated that the search interest for property in Penang has rebounded to the pre-crisis level. Our website has recorded close to 1 million pageviews in the past 90 days (after CMCO), showing an increase of 3% traffic compared ... Read More

20 Most Active Projects in Penang (2H 2019)

As we are welcoming a brand new year in just a couple of hours, let’s take a look at the 20 most active projects in second half of 2019. At a glance, 60% of the top 20 list are from affordable housing projects. The Zen condominium continues to hog the limelight being the ... Read More

Penang property market has no significant improvement in early 2019

According to data from National Property Information Centre (NAPIC), Malaysia property market transactions for 1H2019 have rebounded for the first time since the market dipped in 1H 2015, indicating a resilient market outlook. Based on the latest data from NAPIC, property transaction in 1H 2019 has surged 6.9% year-on-year to 160,172 transactions as ... Read More

20 Most Active Projects in Penang (Jan – Apr 2019)

It’s been a while since we last posted the most active projects. Many people have been asking how is the property market sentiment in Penang with all the negativity around the residential overhang situation. According to our web traffic analytics, PenangPropertyTalk.com has recorded an increase of approximately 15% in pageviews ... Read More

20 Most Active Projects in Penang (Q3 2018)

No doubt 2018 is a tough year in the property industry. Penang housing continues to experience high overhang and developers are cautious in launching new projects. However, for buyers who have cash on hand, it presents an opportunity to secure a property at pricing that may not have been possible otherwise ... Read More

20 Most Active Projects in Penang (Jan & Feb 2017)

Property transaction has undeniably indicated a downtrend pattern for past few years. However, people’s obsession with home ownership did not exhibit any declining effect. In fact, we experienced consistent upsurge in our pageviews. By comparing our Jan & Feb 2017 traffic vs the same period in 2015 and 2016, approximately ... Read More

5 Most Popular Affordable Housing Projects in 2016

Affordable housing is one of the hottest topics in Penang property market these days. As of today, Penang has more than 38 affordable housing projects proposed, 16 out of which are opened for application and registration. The chart below shows the 5 most popular affordable housing projects in Penang, based on the ... Read More