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Friday, 05 Jun 2020 18:06 PM

Sime Darby Property  unveils Elmina Green Three open

Artist impression of the extended link homes.ARA DAMANSARA: Elmina Green Three, the latest phase of two-storey houses in the City of Elmina, Sime Darby Property Bhd’s award-winning township will be unveiled tomorrow.Elmina Green Three is a freehold development comprising 412 units of...

Friday, 05 Jun 2020 14:06 PM

OSK marks 55 years of legacy and growth in property development

KUALA LUMPUR: OSK Group (OSK) is renewing its stance as a developer that will deliver quality properties that can be afforded by the people, particularly first-time home buyers.To mark its 55th anniversary, its property arm will focus on building ‘Essential Homes’ that are affordably priced at...

Thursday, 04 Jun 2020 22:06 PM

Sunway Iskandar raises the standard of township creation

The first green township in JohorThe art of building a township entails a balancing mastery between development and nature, where human needs are satisfied at the minimal expenditure of the environment. An exemplar for such discipline is Sunway Iskandar, the first township in Johor to receive the...

Thursday, 04 Jun 2020 22:06 PM

Lower prices and better rental yields benefit Bumi lot buyers

Location is key to negate challenges of resellingBy Vigneswar Rajasurian vignes@thestar.com.myAn aerial view of Putrajaya.In the 1970s, Malaysia’s New Economic Policy (NEP) introduced the Bumi quota regulations for property development in efforts to increase Bumiputera involvement in the real...

Thursday, 04 Jun 2020 22:06 PM

No Bumi loans but buyers still have other advantages

Bumiputera and Malay homebuyers can take advantage of the discount for Bumiputera-titled properties, but when it comes to loans, they are subjected to the same criteria as nonBumiputeras.To date, there are no specific loans given to buyers of Bumi lots and they have to contend with the current...

Thursday, 04 Jun 2020 22:06 PM

Changing the mindset

What will it take to switch the negative view of Bumi lots to positive ones?By Viktor Chong viktorchong@thestar.com.my and Joseph Wong josephwong@thestar.com.myThis has been a sore topic for property developers, buyers and investors for decades since its enactment in the 1970s under Malaysia’s...

Thursday, 04 Jun 2020 11:06 AM

Win With Six Easy Herbs and Vegetables To Grow At Home

By Vigneswar RajasurianPeople are increasingly switching to a lifestyle of planting their own herbs and vegetables in their gardens to become more self-sufficient and promote environmental-conscious habits.Growing your own herbs and vegetables also provides better food security during a...

Monday, 01 Jun 2020 20:06 PM

Didian offers an alternative for the property market

Malaysia’s property landscape has not been left unscathed by the fallout from the Covid-19 pandemic. But with the Conditional Movement Control Order (CMCO) in effect and more Malaysians returning to work, the focus for the property sector is bouncing back.The pandemic and consequent MCO, which...

Monday, 01 Jun 2020 14:06 PM

StarProperty digital fair draws good response

The inaugural StarProperty Stay-At-New-Home Digital Fair 2020 has drawn a good digital crowd of potential buyers with its listing of reputable property developers displaying their projects.Launched on May 28, the digital fair plays a vital role to revolutionise the way property will be bought and...

Monday, 01 Jun 2020 13:06 PM

Parks are a plus for property value

By Nur Fairuza SyahiraWith more homebuyers looking at urban lifestyles nowadays, more housing developers are quick to emphasise on the importance of healthy living alongside their modern housing projects.By providing green areas or parks in residential areas, homebuyers can be more relaxed in such...

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