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Environology and Property: Looking back at 2018 and Outlook for 2019
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Contributed by: Environology dot com Sdn Bhd director and consultant Stephen Chin The year 2018 has been tumultuous for Malaysia and the world. I am often surprised by people complaining about how Malaysia has not improved even after a new government change in May. First, it’s only been six months since the elections to make such…

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The Property Market Outlook in 2019- A Feng Shui perspective
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Contributed by Prof. Joe Choo (Feng Shui Consultant, Public Speaker, Trainer & Author) From the Feng Shui perspective, below is the essential information for the property industry in 2019. Year Stem: Yin Earth(己) Year Root: Yin Water (亥) Sound Co…

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Platinum Victory launches Residensi Platinum Teratai
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Good take-up of existing projects is a prompt for the new project PETALING JAYA: Residensi Platinum Teratai is targeted to be launched in January 2019. Located on Jalan Langkawi Setapak, Residensi Platinum Teratai has a GDV of RM 360 mil. On-going/existing projects: Platinum Splendour Residensi Semarak and Vista Semarak at Jalan Semarak are 95% sold…

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The Kung Fu of making a water-based development
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By Viktor Chong viktorchong@thestar.com.my When there is water, there is life. Supporting this adage, some of the earliest civilisations started alongside rivers or the beach. Our technological advancements has allowed us to build our homes far away from these places, but regardless, humans usually have a yearning to be near water. For some, it is…

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Ask Me Anything:Tips for property investment in 2019
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Compiled by: Tharmini Kenas tharmini@thestar.com.my & Aiza Akmaliah akma@mystar.com.my Ask Me Anything is a platform for readers to ask about all things property. If you have any inquiries, key in your questions at bit.ly/AskMeAnythingProperty. Total Realty head of marketing Dr. Kho Chng Guan answers readers’ queries regarding property investment in 2019.  Q1: How will the recent moves from the new…

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Question of the year: Should You Buy a Property?
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Discussing the benefits and downsides of buying a property Contributed by CompareHero.my To buy or not to buy, that is the question. Purchasing a property is not an easy decision to make as it requires long-term financial commitment upon acquiring the property. The process involves a significant amount of money, effort, and time upfront –…

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Goodbye 2018, Welcome 2019!
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2018 property market roundups and outlook for 2019 Contributed by Khalil Adis The 10th of May was a watershed moment in Malaysia as it marked the first change of government in the country’s history. Since 1957, Malaysia was previously under the Barisan Nasional (BN) coalition, however, the high cost of living, falling Ringgit, the lack…

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Sime Darby Property launches new residential units in Ara Damansara
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PETALING JAYA: Sime Darby Property’s Cantara Residences in Ara Damansara attracted more than 200 purchasers during the launching of its new units, recently. Sime Darby Property chief marketing and sales officer Gerard Yuen said, “We are encouraged with the good turnout last weekend, for the new units available for sale at Cantara Residences. Within one hour,…

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Exploiting digital technology to prevent cities from declining
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Cities decline if not planned holistically and diversified in a proactive manner – Arup By Tharmini Kenas tharmini@thestar.com.my The disruption of digital technology has brought a new wave of changes to communities, towns and cities. How are we going to manoeuvre through massive traffic jams that we have now gotten used to for many years to…

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Tapping into the luxury property market
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More than a house, more than an experience By Viktor Chong viktorchong@thestar.com.my The opulent life of successful individuals, either through merit or inheritance have always been a subject of envy. Although it stands as a glaring statement of the income gap between the rich and the poor, many find it intriguing to take a peek…

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