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Monday, 04 Nov 2019 16:11 PM

Hire a professional or do-it-yourself?

By Kevin EichenbergerDo you handle it yourself or contract it out to a professional? Depends on the work, and you.So you’ve bought a house, gone through it with a magnifying glass, moved in, and lived in it. At some point, perhaps after the defect liability period has lapsed, you might come...

Friday, 01 Nov 2019 17:11 PM

Win free prizes while shopping for your dream home

KUALA LUMPUR: This weekend is rife with activities and free prizes to be won while you shop for all things property. Come down to Central i-City with your family and browse through the wide range of properties on display, happening from Nov 1 till Nov 3 from 10 am to 10 pm.Fun-filled activities are...

Friday, 01 Nov 2019 16:11 PM

Five things to consider for upgraders

The time has come for you to move on to a bigger house. It could possibly be due to your growing family or the fact that your net income has improved. Regardless, upgraders have every interest to move into a house that enhances their standard of living, not deduct from it. Here are a few things to...

Friday, 01 Nov 2019 15:11 PM

Terence Tih has some tips for landlords

StarProperty Awards 2019 - Real Estate, September 19, 2019. GLENN GUAN/The Star.Terence Tih of Tech Real Estate is the Outstanding Rental Transaction Negotiator (by value) award winner at the 2019 StarProperty Real Estate Awards, the most prestigious annual awards event for practitioners of real...

Friday, 01 Nov 2019 12:11 PM

So, do you know the developer?

Have you ever spent a long time queuing – as much as several hours, in fact – just to get a taste of a famous restaurant or a Michelin-starred chef's dishes? And you gladly pay quite a bit more for that exquisite taste, even if it is just something as simple as say crabmeat omelette in the...

Thursday, 31 Oct 2019 17:10 PM

Setting the record straight on different versus uniform rates in strata properties

Contributed by Mary LauWith reference to Datuk Chang’s response to my article, “What’s in a rate?”Photo by Grant Lemons on Unsplash.I would like to thank Datuk Chang Kim Loong of National House Buyers Organisation for taking the time to read my article, “What is in a rate?” and share...

Thursday, 31 Oct 2019 17:10 PM

Joseph Chan on how to win 2020

StarProperty Awards 2019 - Real Estate at Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre, Kuala Lumpur. FAIHAN GHANI/The Star.Joseph Chan of MIP Properties is the Exceptional Rental Transaction Negotiator (by volume) award winner at the 2019 StarProperty Real Estate Awards, the most prestigious annual awards event...

Thursday, 31 Oct 2019 16:10 PM

George Loo defies property market expectations

George Loo of Polygon Properties is the Exceptional Project Sales Negotiator (by value) award winner at the 2019 StarProperty Real Estate Awards, the most prestigious annual awards event for practitioners of real estate in Malaysia. In an exclusive interview with StarProperty, he details how he got...

Thursday, 31 Oct 2019 11:10 AM

Hidden expenses after you get your keys

By Joseph Wong josephwong@thestar.com.mySo you finally receive the keys to your dream home but are you ready for the hidden expenses that come with new homes? Everyone knows that banks will be the first one to hit buyers with the full loan instalment once the delivery of vacant possession (VP) is...

Thursday, 31 Oct 2019 09:10 AM

Prominent developers to show their homes at Central i-City Fair

By Joseph Wong josephwong@thestar.com.myKUALA LUMPUR: Some of the nation’s most prominent property developers will be at the StarProperty Fair at Central i-City in Shah Alam for the next four days.Beginning today until Nov 3, the list includes township developers LBS Bina Group Bhd, Matrix...

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