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Which type of first-time homebuyer are you?
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By Ng Pau Ling & Viktor Chong Challenges vary according to the different ages of homebuyers THE first-time homebuyer is defined as a person who has yet to own any property but intends to purchase a home. Depending on the homebuyer’s age, the housing needs will be different and the challenges faced will vary when…

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Looking at the nation-building timeline
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Learning about our nation’s development for us to move forward By Tharmini Kenas tharmini@thestar.com.my NATION-BUILDING is a concept that focuses on the structure of the country and aims to deliver a national identity. Malaysians young and old have come together as a unified voice to rebuild their country; they have proven that strength lies in unity….

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Catalysts to bridge the market imbalance
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BY NG PAU LING pauline@thestar.com.my Promoting rental market to address the affordable housing problem As Malaysia’s population continues to grow (32.3 million as at 2017), the demand for more residential housing will rise in tandem. With an average of four members per family, Malaysians need more than eight million homes. According to a recent report…

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Buying auction properties? Here’s a checklist before you bid
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Contributed by Farah Aqilah from CompareHero.my    While there are various benefits of buying property at auction, with the most obvious being the lower prices, purchasing an auctioned property can come with some risks too. Buying a house in itself is more often a once-in-a-lifetime financial decision, therefore here are four prudent items you need to…

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