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Building homes, not houses | Datuk Chew Yin Keen Ep19

by Brad

Building homes, not houses | Datuk Chew Yin Keen Ep19


IWajib Group was born in 2008 with a mission to build eco-friendly homes for families.

Despite being a relatively new player in this industry, their commitment and passion for creating a valuable environment for the community have made them a force to be reckoned with.

This week, StarPropertyTV spoke to IWajib Group director Datuk Chew Yin Keen, a lawyer that also doubles as a property developer.

In this wide-ranging conversation, Chew gave us his views on the property market in Malaysia and its future.

Breakdown of the interview:

00:21 – From legalities to real estate
04:44 – Why IWajib did not hold back on their development in 2008?
09:43 – Why should young people invest in a home
17:13 – On deregulating lending policy
22:55 – Why is the property market still sluggish when the GDP is rising?
32:19 – Why are the banks rejecting first-time homebuyers?
36:17 – The direction of property market from 2018 to 2020
38:05 – Should the government stop people from investing in too many properties?
41:45 – Advice to young Malaysians

Who is Datuk Chew Yee Kin?

Datuk Chew Yin Keen obtained his Bachelor of Arts from Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia. He then went on to obtain his Bachelor of Law (LLB with Honours) from University of Aberystwyth at Wales, United Kingdom, where he completed studying Law in two years. Datuk Chew was also a Barrister-at-Law from Lincoln’s Inn, London. He was called to the Malaysian Bar in 1991.

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