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The future home is smart
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By Hakim Hassan Malaysia is fast catching up as more developers offer tech features in their projects Smart homes are the way to go as more tech companies jump on the bandwagon to introduce new and exciting products touted to enrich our daily lives in the near future. According to research firm Statista, the smart…

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Tips to achieve GOOD home Feng Shui in 2019 by Master Kenny Hoo
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BY NG PAU LING 2019 is dubbed as “The Year of Integration” (整合年) by Master Kenny Hoo of Good Feng Shui®, based on the annual BaZi chart and Gua analysis. “This year, people are talking about one vision and togetherness. We will enter a new sentiment …

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Added value makes central KL attractive
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By Hakim Hassan Central Kuala Lumpur is not only a tourism hotspot but also a viable investment zone. According to Full Homes Realty Sdn Bhd group director CY Hon, the area has attracted foreign investment into the country due to competitive pricing for luxury properties when compared to other Southeast Asian cities. “For example, the Ritz-Carlton…

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Home design for the New Year (part 3) – Home trends from an architect perspective
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BY NG PAU LING Interior decor trends come and go. The changes in design details and elements not only inspire a new mood but also reflects the current sentiment. For enthusiasts who are looking for home design tips, StarProperty.my has invited home and living tastemakers from interior design, lifestyle furniture and architecture industries to share…

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KL address at a premium
Kampung in City: The biggest Kampung in the Golden Triangle of Kuala Lumpur – Kampung Baru.  

By Ng Pau Ling KL’s Golden Triangle has performed well as a business and lifestyle hub Smack in the middle of modern Kuala Lumpur is the Golden Triangle, a prime commercial, entertainment, and shopping locality with grade-A offices and high-end residences. These most valuable addresses in Malaysia’s capital are a triangular area bounded by three…

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Surplus funds: Unneeded monies in the maintenance account of strata title buildings
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Contributed by property valuer Mary Lau heartofproperty@gmail.com In my first article, I wrote about protecting the sinking fund based on one of our motions brought forth to the Annual General Meeting (AGM) of one of my condominiums in Kuala Lumpur last year. Another motion that we tried to put into effect was on surplus funds….

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Repurpose old shopping centres for new uses
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Contributed by Henry Butcher Retail managing director Tan Hai Hsin Since 2016, there has been great concern of oversupply of retail space and failed shopping centres in Malaysia. In the United States and China, many of these deteriorated retail complexes (or commonly known as dead malls) remain empty for a long period of time. In…

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Warm embrace of calm and serenity
The resort inspired architecture stays true to Setia Mayuri’s tagline of ‘Your Everyday Holiday Home’  

Setia Mayuri is a sanctuary with contemporary design and luxe features S P Setia Bhd is expanding into the Kajang-Semenyih growth corridor with the introduction of Setia Mayuri, the up and coming high end resort-inspired residential development off Jalan Broga. Inspired by the ancient Sanskrit name ‘Mayur’ which means peacock and denotes effortless beauty and…

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Home design trends for the new year (Part 2) – what’s IN and OUT for 2019?
Interview Timeless Design's Goh for Starproperty pullout home & living (design trends) story.  

Interior tips from the lifestyle furniture expert sheds light on what are the anticipated trends for the upcoming year BY NG PAU LING pauline@thestar.com.my What can be expected for local home design for 2019? Before you start on that home makeover to celebrate the new year, StarProperty.my has invited home and living tastemakers from interior…

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Interior design trends for 2019 (Part 1): Appreciate fine details and uniqueness
Interview Ooi Design's CEO for StarProperty's January pullout.  

BY NG PAU LING pauline@thestar.com.my Interior decor trends come and go. The changes in design details and elements not only inspire a new mood but also reflects the current sentiment. For home lovers who are looking for interior decorating tips, StarProperty.my has invited home and living tastemakers from interior design, lifestyle furniture and architecture industries…

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