22 Jun '11, 1am

A passion for real estate

A passion for real estate

Melissa Low's firm belief in investment lies not in monetary terms, but in investing in herself. To this end, the 26-year-old accountant takes the time and effort to attend investment seminars and to pore over books and research before deciding what to invest in. Her passion for investment lies in real estate and to date, she has three properties in Malaysia to her name, with one rented out at a 7 per cent yield while the other two are still under construction. Besides her main passion for real estate, Ms Low has also diversified into an online and book distribution business, where she sells books concerning real estate. Q: How did you handle money when growing up? A: I was very prudent with money. Since young, I had been financially independent. My venture into business started when I was as young as six years old, when my neighbours and I would organise house parties and...

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