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Live Your Own Life (Invest) On Your Own Terms!

Posted on Jan 25, 2017 in Articles by 0 Comments

Ignore Everything Else!

As always, the journey to both or either financial and time-freedom begins with three magic words: ”Enough is enough”. Stop comparing yourself with what others have and what you don’t have.

When you say those words with your heart, you are ready to continue your life-long investment journey, which includes 8 basic steps.

In Seductive Fantasy, Property is Easy Money

Posted on Jan 18, 2017 in Articles by 0 Comments


You often see pictures of rich people in seductive lifestyles. Or, at least, in a lifestyle that gives the appearance of rich.

You know the pose: standing beside their Lamborghini, hands folded around their chest, smiling the smug smiles of those who think they’ve got it figured out.


I Am Not One Of Those ‘Rich’ People – But I’m Wealthy Enough On My Own Terms.


Apart from being painfully aware that I have almost nothing truly figured out, I detest the idea of being ‘rich’. It’s not a pleasant thought to me.

Thinking of ‘Rich’ is thinking Bad Money.

Rice and Real Estate – Why today’s property buyers such febrile bunch?

Posted on Jan 5, 2017 in Articles by 0 Comments

There are unavoidable, short to long-term economic forces that are about to deal a devastating blow to our real estate market, our economy and our society.

Yet, throughout history, the market continues its existence of naïve buyers who seem ignorant of what’s already happening or what’s going to happen.

Property Market – Let’s Talk about 2017 and Beyond

Posted on Jan 5, 2017 in Articles by 1 Comment

There are many reasons that you should be paying attention right now.

So much is going on in the global economy that I find very interesting and disturbing at the same time. We’ve seen incredible changes in governments, economies, stock markets, currency and real estate.

I am not making a forecast that a crash is going to occur.

My best guess is there are unavoidable, short to long-term economic forces that are about to deal a devastating blow to our real estate market, our economy and our society.

iProperty Asia Property Market Sentiment Report H2 2016 is Anything But

Posted on Oct 25, 2016 in Articles by 0 Comments

Always – Be sceptical. Be suspicious. Be different.

Avoid mob behaviour.

Adopt a strong independent thinking and fight the urge to simply follow the actions and thoughts of others.

After 15 years to this very day, these investment philosophies have helped create an impassable shield for my investments; defending against relentless onslaughts from heavy weights of the real estate industry who get obscenely rich from the common man.

As they say, those who control the markets (mob) rule. If you are a small player but sharp, somehow you’ll profit. The rest just get by and hope to survive it. Most are swallowed regardless.

There’s a Chinese saying, “当局者迷, 旁观者清.”(dāng jú zhě mí, páng guān zhě qīng ) –

“The spectators see more of the game than the players.

This proverb points out that a person involved in a matter usually does not have a comprehensive overview of it due to too much concentration on gains and losses, while the onlookers, who have a calmer and more objective attitude, have a better grasp of what is going on.”