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Friday, 10 Apr 2020 14:04 PM

PAM calls attention to struggling professional services firms

Tay said architects and other professional firms are unable to meet the current wage subsidies.KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysian Institute of Architects (PAM) is urging the government for further immediate cash flow measures for employers to relieve struggling professional services firms which are unable...

Friday, 10 Apr 2020 12:04 PM

Six tips for real estate negotiators of the future

Self-branding is important, said Chan.There is an adage pointing out that sharing is caring and in this turbulent times the property industry is going through, this aphorism is more crucial than ever.Hartamas Real Estate (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd associate director Christopher Chan believes this to be...

Thursday, 09 Apr 2020 17:04 PM

MCO Series: KPKT updates FAQs for strata schemes

The Ministry of Housing and Local Government (KPKT) on April 7 revised the frequently asked questions (FAQs) on stratified properties. Much of the contents remain the same, but the numbering of paragraphs have been rectified to show the correct sequence from FAQ 14 onward. Issues relating to the...

Thursday, 09 Apr 2020 14:04 PM

Top five grocery delivery services to use during MCO (Part 2)

By Nur Fairuza SyahiraGrocery delivery services have become very popular with the movement control order (MCO) in place dues to the Covid-19 outbreak. As mentioned in the preceding article at URL https://www.starproperty.my/news/117350/top-five-grocery-delivery-services-to-use-during-mco-part-1,...

Thursday, 09 Apr 2020 14:04 PM

High-rise gardening made easy

For those living in tall buildings, gardening as a hobby may be somewhat limited. Any available land is scarce, and they are usually the property of the collective community, meaning that you won’t be able to work any magic with those green fingers of yours.Luckily, plants can be pretty hardy,...

Thursday, 09 Apr 2020 12:04 PM

8 ways to create a healthier home, according to science

BY SOPHIE MIURAPicking out new dinnerware or buying fresh linens might seem like a purely aesthetic decision, but a string of studies suggest the way you style your home can have a subtle but powerful impact on your health. From the color of your plates to where you charge your phone, we chart the...

Wednesday, 08 Apr 2020 17:04 PM

Top five grocery delivery services to use during MCO (Part 1)

By Nur Fairuza SyahiraWith online shopping, your household needs can be delivered to your doorstep.There is certainly no shortage of delivery services nowadays compared to days of old when it was limited to pizza and other fast-food providers.There’s no better time for us to try out some of the...

Wednesday, 08 Apr 2020 16:04 PM

Knight Frank appeals government to save all businesses, not just SMEs

KUALA LUMPUR: The stimulus package worth RM10bil has received much positive feedback, but more initiatives have to be extended to other businesses not covered by the latest set of incentives.The stimulus package, which was rolled out on April 6, is the third one within two months, designed to...

Wednesday, 08 Apr 2020 13:04 PM

PEPS appeals to cushion virus impact on valuation firms

KUALA LUMPUR: The Association of Valuers, Property Managers, Estate Agents and Property Consultants in the Private Sector Malaysia, also known as PEPS, is appealing to the Ministry of Finance for several measures to lessen the outbreak of Covid-19’s impact valuation firms in Malaysia.With the...

Tuesday, 07 Apr 2020 16:04 PM

How to virus-proof your house (Part 2)

The MCO may require us to stay in our homes, but at times, this can be tough, especially if a large family is taken into account. Food is required to sustain them, and a periodic visit to the nearest grocery store may be inevitable. However, this is no excuse for us to shirk our duties to protect...

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