HEMMA SUNDARAM, Deputy Head, Corporate Leasing on Becoming a Savvy Landlord. – Channel News Asia
  • “SLP SCOTIA focuses on tenant requirements, acting as a full representative for tenants.”
  • “Engaging property agents allowed them to get help in streamlining requirements to fit their request.”
  • “Process takes longer when tenants handled business on their own.”
  • “Communicating with your realtor about your budget and lifestyle is the key to getting the best deal on rent.”
KHALIL ADIS, Head, Projects, (Malaysia) on Malaysian Investments. – Channel SURIA
  • “The most common misconception among Singaporeans when it comes to investing in Iskandar Malaysia is it will be easy to rent out your units.”
  • “In Nusajaya, the area is relatively safe and secure as it is a new city. In Johor Bahru, it used to be unsafe but there are now police posts, CCTVs and foot patrols by police officers along Jalan Wong Ah Fook. There is also a dedicated hotline for Singaporeans who are victims of crime.”
FRANCIS TAN, Chief Investment Officer, on outlook for the Residential Property Market. – PropertyGuru Agent Summit, HDB Auditorium.
  • “Over the long term, despite small (-10%) fluctuations every now and then, prices of real estate tend to follow inflation rate rather than wage growth.”
  • “Population White Paper aims to increase population to 6.9 Mil by 2030. This means an average increase of 100k people a year for the next 15 years. There will also be no mid to long term oversupply.”