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Tuesday, 31 Mar 2020 10:03 AM

It’s not all doom and gloom

A different perspective needs to be taken to turn the negatives into positivesBy Joseph Wong josephwong@thestar.com.myThere is always opportunities in threats and developers need to find their niche.The Malaysian property industry has, of late, been smacked left, right and centre. Already in the...

Tuesday, 31 Mar 2020 10:03 AM

Sustainability is the new black

This form of development goes beyond bricks and mortar, but more towards the creation of safe, clean, interesting spacesBy Joseph Wong josephwong@thestar.com.myMost new developments have many green features like this one.As the years progress, more and more property developers have been offering...

Tuesday, 31 Mar 2020 10:03 AM

The Brightest Stars

StarProperty Awards 2020 Celebrates The Nation BuildersBack for its 5th iteration, the StarProperty Awards for 2020 has upped the ante more than ever before. The awards pay homage to the premier real estate developers and the developments that form the fabric of the nation’s infrastructure,...

Tuesday, 31 Mar 2020 09:03 AM

Five tips for agents working from home

Let’s face it. Covid-19 has really put a dampener on agents’ business as much of their dealings is face-to-face, especially when it comes to showing potential buyers and tenants potential real estate.The real estate business is already stressful enough given the slowdown, the economy faltering,...

Monday, 30 Mar 2020 15:03 PM

Caught by a Dramatic Increase in Maintenance Charges before JMB formed

Sarah was very pleased when the sales attendant informed her that the maintenance charges of a high-end development that she was planning to purchase would be “X” sen per sq ft. The rate was very attractive, and she was further assured that if there were an increase, it would not be...

Monday, 30 Mar 2020 12:03 PM

Top 5 essentials to boost your health and fitness during MCO

Contributed by Sebastian TanWith the government’s movement control order in place, it is even more vital for home-bound citizens to keep their health and fitness in top shape.Not only will a healthy body be able to resist viruses better, but it will also help to keep the mind healthy as well. So...

Monday, 30 Mar 2020 09:03 AM

Top five quick and tasty one-pot meals 

Now that you have to prepare meals at home as this is the safest thing to do when it comes to food, given the government’s control movement order (CMO) following the Covid-19 outbreak.With having to juggle work and family is no easy task when it comes to remote working so here’s a few Asian...

Friday, 27 Mar 2020 16:03 PM

Bank Negara moratorium: Should you still pay your home loan?

By Vigneswar RajasurianBank Negara Malaysia (BNM) has ordered all banks in Malaysia to grant an automatic six-month moratorium on loan and financing repayments effective April 1, 2020.The move is made as part of the Central Bank’s measures to ease the plight of borrowers facing financial...

Friday, 27 Mar 2020 13:03 PM

Tropicana Corp waives tenant rentals amid Covid-19 outbreak

Tropicana Gardens resides within Kota Damansara.PETALING JAYA: Property developer Tropicana Corporation Bhd (Tropicana Corp) announced that it would waive rentals to tenants at Tropicana Gardens Mall during the movement control order period from March 18 to April 14, 2020.This is to help ease...

Thursday, 26 Mar 2020 17:03 PM

Can working from home reduce your home expenses?

By Nur Fairuza SyahiraToday, almost every Malaysian is working from home in support of the government’s movement control order (MCO) to curb the spread of the Covid-19 outbreak. In doing so, you might have noticed a few apparent benefits like the MCO helping to curb your spending and therefore,...

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