Malaysian banks sometimes hold auctions of distressed property and this should be the first port of call for those considering taking on investments on Malaysian properties or a renovation project in Kota Kinabalu. Many units however, are left to fall in disrepair and wind up on auction due to the fact that buyers were hasty in their purchase and ended up with a unit in a bad location, so this should be taken into account. Continue reading “Renovating a property in Kota Kinabalu” »
Dubai Maritime City has been described as the world’s first purpose built maritime centre, a project designed to become a ‘centre of excellence’ for the modern day maritime industry. A mixed use development, the Maritime City is designed to become a global hub for the maritime industry encompassing a wide range of residential, commercial and educational opportunities across two square kilometres of reclaimed land in the Arabian Gulf.
Strategically located between the Dubai Dry Docks and the busy Port Rashid, the development is designed to house the near 5,000 companies within the maritime sector who are currently operating in the Dubai area. As with many of the free trade zones within modern day Dubai, Dubai Maritime City is designed to become a ‘sector specific’ hub. An all-encompassing maritime facility, the development will focus on six major sectors within the marine industry: recreation, ship design and manufacturing, marine research, product marketing, marine management and marine services. Continue reading “Property in Dubai Maritime City” »
After months of searching, you have finally found a condo you love. Before you sign on the dotted line, it is essential that you keep those highly-toned research muscles in practice. There are four questions you need to ask before taking a step that will have a major impact on you and your money for years to come. Continue reading “4 Important Financial Questions You Must Ask Before Buying a Condo” »
Those buying a house or villa in Bangkok will find some at an exceptional value, comparative to their home countries, however they will have to look to the outskirts of the city for real value. This can be a problem for those who have to commute to the CBD for work, with traffic making travel times lengthy. Continue reading “Guide to buying houses and villas in Bangkok” »