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Savills: There has never been a better time to buy property
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PETALING JAYA: Savills Malaysia reiterated that 2018 is bound to be a remarkable year as far as the Malaysian property market is concerned. This is because the new government has been seen addressing some of the institutional problems that have held back Malaysia’s long-term prospects and deterred foreign investment. According to Savills: Residential Market Prices…

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Building defects and shoddy workmanship affect the property value and rental income
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Contributed by Canaan Building Inspection Sdn Bhd director Joshua Kang Over the years, property prices have increased and a lot of first time home buyers are struggling to get their own house. However, putting a roof on one’s head is not the only reason why people buy a house. There are also property investors who…

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Can your foreign spouse finance your housing loan in the event of your death?
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By Viktor Chong Death is assumed by many cultures as the end of all things, including one’s financial problems. However, it is also the beginning of your spouse or children’s legal issues. On our previous article, we’ve discussed the implications and steps that could be taken by the next of kin, if the deceased dies…

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Winners Announcement of StarProperty.my CTB contest
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Congratulations to the winners of StarProperty.my coffee table book titled “Malaysia’s Most Exceptional Developments 2018/2019″! For the winners, please come to Menara Star, Section 16, Petaling Jaya, to collect the book from Amutha (03-79671388, ext 1360) during office hours from 10am to 5pm by May 31 (Thursday). Thank you for your participation and have a great day!…

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Ask Me Anything: What happens after a property foreclosure?
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Compiled by: Tharmini Kenas tharmini@thestar.com.my   Ask Me Anything is a platform for all readers to ask about all things property. If you have any inquiries, key in your questions http://bit.ly/AskMeAnythingProperty . This week, Low & Partners managing partner Datuk Andy Low Hann Yong deals with readers’ questions regarding critical issues revolving around property foreclosure. Q: What happens…

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First time homebuyers should be alert in the secondary market
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Contributed by Messrs Eunice Tan & Partners founder Eunice Tan Mui Lee As a first time homebuyer, here are some legal tips to consider before deciding to purchase a property. Registered Agent If you are buying a property, it is advisable to pay the earnest deposit with a registered agency or through an enrolled agent…

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First-timers come with various needs and wants
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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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Are you financially ready to buy a house?
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There’s no place like home. Ten years ago, it probably never occurred to you that you would be a homeowner someday. But now it seems pretty important, and you find yourself thinking about it a lot. Maybe, you think that you are ready to become a house owner. If yes, then you are on the verge…

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Top boutique township developments in Johor
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For some people, a house is not merely a shelter against the elements of nature. Home is the canvas in which artful expressions are displayed. Intricately designed with a distinctive twist and a blend of common features such as connectivity, security and amenities, these developments will occupy a special place in your heart. Eco Botanic…

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Millennials and real estate disruption
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AREA Management Sdn Bhd executive chairman Datuk Stewart Labrooy made an observation on what are the current trends of the Gen Y (millennials) and the upcoming real estate disruption. Click here for the full article