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By Harpreet GillInstalling grilles for doors and windows is for better security but aesthetics matter too.Grilles are usually installed for safety purposes to prevent break-ins, but aesthetics are equally important, especially when maintaining the value of a property.After all, one would not want...

By Anupreya Sharma We are often more fixated on creating an interior of a home that is charming and stylish rather than enhancing the exterior. One reason is that outdoor work appears to take more effort. But rest assured that creating a Zen-like landscape is not as difficult as it may seem. All...

Borrowers have multiple choicesBy Viktor Chong viktorchong@thestar.com.myDue to the flexibility afforded to the borrower, the semi-flexible loan has become more ubiquitous nowadays, replacing its older counterpart.There are many housing loans available in the market other than the much-publicised...

The scheme has gained momentum as other financial institutions join the frayBy Joseph Wong josephwong@thestar.com.myThe rent-to-own (RTO) scheme has been garnering a strong response since its first introduction to the market by Malayan Banking Bhd (Maybank) in 2017. But it was with Budget 2019 that...

A global effort to increase home ownershipBy Vigneswar Rajasurian vignes@thestar.com.myThe arguments for owning real estate assets are well established. As time passed and property prices soured, the counter-arguments for renting became more compelling to a generation who found themselves priced...

By Anupreya SharmaWhether you live in the heart of the city, a small town or somewhere in between, learning the art of being neighbourly will enrich your life and help you maintain long-lasting, positive relationships with your neighbours. To have good neighbours, you have to be a good neighbour...

By Viktor ChongFire is among of the most significant causes of property damages in Malaysia, whether it be in the industrial, commercial or residential sector. With residential properties, it is sad to say that the possibility of an outbreak of fire is mostly avoidable, since carelessness and...

M Centura incorporates eco-friendly concepts such as vertical planting, rainwater harvesting, electric vehicle charging stations and a centralised garbage disposal system.KUALA LUMPUR: Leveraging on the recent reintroduction of the Home Ownership Campaign (HOC), Mah Sing Group Bhd (Mah Sing) is...

By Viktor ChongIt is common for auction properties to be sold at below the market value, making it an incentive for house owners looking for affordable options. And with the current economic crisis brought about by the Covid-19 pandemic, more properties are predicted to populate the auction house....

Members of the public as well as property agents and negotiators can easily share up to 25 basic property listings for free in omnichannel property platform StarProperty Sdn Bhd.In just a few steps, listings can be posted in one of the nation's best property portals that is powered by Star Media...

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