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Tuesday, 05 May 2020 09:05 AM

Halya marks the first phase of an award-winning township

Daunan Worldwide is supported by three pillars of virtue—sustainable, environment and social wellness.Blooming at the north-west corner of Selangor, the green township of Daunan Worldwide is set to unite nature and humankind in harmony. The interplay of natural surroundings, life-giving water...

Friday, 01 May 2020 17:05 PM

A new contest with five Ramadan dessert recipes

By Vigneswar RajasurianStarProperty invites all Malaysians regardless of race and religion to embrace the culture of Ramadan bazaar’s into their homes with the ‘Bazaar At Home’ cooking contest.The ‘Bazaar At Home’ contest involves participants cooking any one of the five Ramadan desserts...

Thursday, 30 Apr 2020 17:04 PM

Property on a slow path to recovery

The property market, not unlike most markets, is inexorably pegged to the Malaysian and global economies. With the world, or most of it, deeply affected by the Covid-19 pandemic, a recession on a holistic scale is expected. However, it remains to be seen if this artificially induced recession shall...

Wednesday, 29 Apr 2020 16:04 PM

Would you buy a home near high-voltage power lines?

By Nur Fairuza SyahiraWith today's demands for electricity to drive the many commercial and residential needs, the sight of high tension towers has become commonplace. But how many people are willing to live in close proximity to these high-voltage power lines? Following up on StarProperty's...

Wednesday, 29 Apr 2020 15:04 PM

Starting a real estate agency: Rewards and challenges

By Vigneswar RajasurianStarting a real estate agency in Malaysia may be daunting for most real estate agents given the need to comply with various rules and regulations being a part of the process.Coupled with the challenges of managing one’s own business, perhaps venturing into starting one’s...

Wednesday, 29 Apr 2020 11:04 AM

Preparing your house to be sold

Selling your property is not rocket science, but the right technique often determines the making or breaking of a sale. Anyone knows the usual thumb rule to make the house presentable for your buyer. But that is a grey area, considering that every aspect of the property can be enhanced to make it...

Tuesday, 28 Apr 2020 16:04 PM

Would you buy a home near graveyards?

By Nur Fairuza SyahiraOwning a home is everyone’s dream. In addition to a beautiful and comfortable home, its location is one of the most important reasons for its selection.  However, if a home is located near or adjacent a graveyard, would you still want to buy it? There are reasons why...

Monday, 27 Apr 2020 19:04 PM

Compact kitchen designs

By Nur Fairuza SyahiraHaving a comfortable space in a home is a great satisfaction for every homeowner. But with the size of houses and apartments becoming smaller, compact designs will become more mainstream than before.For people who love cook and for those who are cooking for themselves during...

Monday, 27 Apr 2020 14:04 PM

Mind your loan lock-in period

Buying a house usually requires us to apply for a loan. And it goes without saying that people often choose their loan under two sets of criteria—low interest rate and shorter loan tenure.The importance of a lower interest rate is self-explanatory, while the length of your loan tenure determines...

Saturday, 25 Apr 2020 21:04 PM

Stiffer punishment and enforcement needed for pet dumping

The recent sharp increase in the dumping of pet animals such as cats and dogs following the implementation of the Movement Control Order (MCO) begs the question of whether a stiffer punishment is needed. Certainly, more vigorous enforcement is also required.

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