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Top 9 SPA legal jargons that you should know
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Contributed by Messrs Eunice Tan & Partners founder Eunice Tan Mui Lee Are you aware of the legal aspects that you need to take note when you sign a Sale and Purchase Agreement (SPA)? Will you read the SPA before signing it? There are a few common legal aspects that should be noted by the…

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Considering taking a home loan?
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Buying a house is one of the biggest steps to take in life, but at this point in time, a loan is almost essential in securing your home. Check out these few tips to ensure that you make the best out of your loans.   Read the full article here.

Maximising property investment return
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Contributed by Prof Joe Choo (Feng Shui Consultant, Public Speaker, Trainer & Author) Most people are investing using their spare money, with the hope that the sum can multiply or grow. There are many forms of investment available in the market, and one of the most common are buying property – either for capital appreciation…

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Borak real estate: Afford”ability” for properties
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Contributed by Alan Poon Now that the election dust has settled, life goes on as usual, and business or investment communities which require much stability should be relieved that pre-planned events or projects can proceed without much uncertainty ahead. For those who had been holding on to their property purchasing decisions, it is time to…

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[Amateur Aisyah: E02] Of celebration and age-old issues
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The column reflects the view of the writer By Aisyah Suwardi IF THERE’S one thing that Malaysia is known for, besides our various nasi lemak flavour, it is our abundance of public holidays. In total, I have calculated 19 official public holidays, and that doesn’t take into account the state holidays. As usual, public holidays…

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6mil sq ft retail space incoming by end 2018
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By Aisyah Suwardi PETALING JAYA: With a recorded 3% year-on-year (YoY) growth in the Greater Kuala Lumpur, an incoming supply of 6mil sq ft is scheduled for completion by the end of this year. According to the Savills World Research Asian Cities report, the amount of retail supply available in Greater Kuala Lumpur has reached…

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Old Klang Road – a Klang Valley gem waiting to be unearthed
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Contributed by Savills Malaysia managing director Datuk Paul Khong Old Klang Road (OKR) is a neighbourhood that has established to become a mature suburb located on the fringes of Kuala Lumpur leading towards Port Klang. This is a long trunk road was originally constructed by the British Federated Malay States in 1908 and presently, runs…

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Australia real estate: Is it time to go West?
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Contributed by FundPlaces Pte Ltd COO & Co-founder Tan Kok Keong Australia was the only country in The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) to have avoided the economic recession for the past 25 years even as one financial crisis after another shook the world’s economies. This fantastic feat could be due to the…

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Property highlights so far
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By Hakim Hassan hakim@thestar.com.my Najib is out of power but his legacy lives on with the skyscraper ONE of the mega projects during the reign of the ex-prime minister, Datuk Seri Najib Razak, Exchange 106 would continue to be constructed despite the former premier being ousted during the recent GE14. The tower is expected to…

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KPKT to revisit Highland Towers development
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By Aisyah Suwardi PUTRAJAYA: The Minister of Housing and Local Government (KPKT) Zuraida Kamaruddin said the ministry would be looking at redeveloping the Highland Tower area. “As the MP for Ampang for the past two terms, the area has been an eyesore for the residents nearby. Highland Tower is considered a premium location that was…

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