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Thursday, 14 Nov 2019 10:11 AM

Drilling through tiles

By Kevin EichenbergerIf you own an electric drill, you may have taken it to some walls, and in the process of drilling everything in the house, you may have discovered that some materials react violently to the vibrations of a drillBefore you begin to get into the details of the drill bits you...

Thursday, 14 Nov 2019 10:11 AM

Removing tiles

By Kevin EichenbergerPerhaps the preexisting mortar has finally worn out, or maybe you’ve destroyed some of your tiles in an attempt to drill a hole – in which case, this section is for youPhoto by Andrew Buchanan on Unsplash.Beneath your tile is a thin layer of adhesive or mortar, beneath that...

Friday, 08 Nov 2019 14:11 PM

A shucking good time at Greenfield Residence, Bandar Sunway

Artist impression of the Greenfield Residence.BANDAR SUNWAY: Greenfield Residence, a Green Building Index certified residential development by Cicet Asia Development Sdn Bhd (Cicet), together with Boozeat, recently hosted a gourmet event at its sales gallery.The event, aptly called “A Shucking...

Friday, 08 Nov 2019 09:11 AM

Resort and holiday homes on the rise

By Joseph Wong josephwong@thestar.com.myWith the short-stay rental industry burgeoning in Malaysia, resort and holiday homes are gaining stronger appeal especially among property investors. For holidaymakers planning to own such a home, this niche market certainly has charms and attractiveness.Even...

Friday, 08 Nov 2019 09:11 AM

New MIEA president plans to add value for members

By Joseph Wong josephwong@thestar.com.myTaking a turn from his predecessor, Lim Boon Ping intends to roll out more benefits A lot of things are going to roll out very soon, said Lim.PETALING JAYA: Malaysian Institute of Estate Agents’ (MIEA) new president Lim Boon Ping has set out on a mission to...

Thursday, 07 Nov 2019 16:11 PM

Double prosperity deal for potential buyers

If auspicious numbers are to be taken into account when purchasing a property, then OSK Property’s (OSKP) eight property deals for eight of its ongoing and new projects might be the sign for home seekers to buy now.The number eight, which stands for wealth, fortune and prosperity to the Chinese...

Thursday, 07 Nov 2019 15:11 PM

Centred around conveniences

Sited at the southern fringe of Taman Melati, PV9 with a total of 953 residential units is scheduled for completion in June 2022.Nestled within the mature neighbourhood of Setapak, PV9 is composed of two blocks of high-rise condominiums. Sprawled across 5.6 acres of land, the development straddles...

Thursday, 07 Nov 2019 15:11 PM

Budget 2020 an indirect benefit to the property market

Developers, homebuyers and stakeholders still have reasons to look to the futureBy Joseph Wong josephwong@thestar.com.myAfter the dust has settled, the general consensus for Budget 2020 is that there are many indirect benefits to the property sector when compared to last year’s.It is undeniable...

Thursday, 07 Nov 2019 09:11 AM

Five signs that you are ready to be an upgrader

Congratulations, you have reached the latest milestone in your life by owning a house. Your parents and grandparents are undoubtedly nodding their heads in approval as you have fulfilled the Asian cultural need of having your own roof.But for most people, the first home is rarely the last. There...

Monday, 04 Nov 2019 17:11 PM

How to maximise space in your small apartment

By Kevin EichenbergerThose of us living in small apartments have most likely experienced some deficiency in space that can negatively influence moods as well as rental ratesAll it takes to fix this is some forethought, planning, a day’s effort, and some consistent habits.Pick the right...

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