Purchase a property based on needs and financial ability

Purchasing a property based on the buyer’s personal needs and financial ability and not from other people’s opinions is the fundamental rule in investing in property, the Malaysia Institute of Estate Agents (MIEA) said. President Chan Ai Cheng said potential purchasers, therefore, should rent instead of buy a property if ... Read More

MIEA: Real estate agents respect & appreciate all Grab drivers and Grab food riders

The Malaysian Institute of Estate Agents (MIEA) has issued a statement condemning disparaging words uttered by a real estate negotiator and another individual from Penang against Grab drivers and Grab food riders. In a video posted on social media two days ago, both individuals were seen to be conducting a ... Read More
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MIEA launches landlord insurance

The Malaysia Institute of Estate Agents (MIEA) has launched the MIEA Landlord Insurance policy which will help landlords gain independence against the risk of runaway tenants, rent arrears together with potential damages to their asset or property when faced with bad tenants. “As property agents, there is not much agents ... Read More

Exclusive Interview with MIEA Penang (Part 2: Common property pitfalls & preventive measures)

In the second part of our email interview with MIEA Penang, we have discussed the common property pitfalls and what are some of the preventive measures that a property buyer should take to avoid them. Q4. What are the common property scams or mistakes during property transactions? MIEA has identified ... Read More

Exclusive Interview with MIEA Penang (Part 1: Property outlook and buying tips)

While no one would know when the COVID-19 will be effectively contained, the pandemic is definitely further dampening the already sluggish property market in Penang since its outbreak in March. To hear some views from industry experts, an email interview was conducted with Ms. Christina Choong (MIEA Penang Branch Chairman) to discuss the impact of COVID-19 on the ... Read More