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Commercial Property Maintenance – More Than Meets The Eye


MANAGING and maintaining commercial buildings such as malls and office buildings have its own set of challenges. What are some of these challenges and...

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Unsold 34,500 Completed Residential Units In Malaysia Total RM22bil


The number of unsold completed residential units – including serviced apartments and small office, home offices (SoHos) – totalled 34,532 worth RM22.2...

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Zuraida: Ministry Plans To Build On Highland Tower Site


The Housing and Local Government Ministry plans to build a housing project for the B40 group at the site of the Highland Towers condominium which coll...

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Call to improve monitoring and management of PPRs

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PEOPLE’S Housing Project (PPR) units have been making headlines in recent weeks following Housing and Local Government Minister Zuraida Kamaruddin’s a...

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Govt mulls lifting ban on RM1m property

Pavillion Condominium, as a Luxury Condo in Kuala Lumpur

The government said the improving economy and signs that buyers are returning to the property sector could see the moratorium on luxury property devel...

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Zuraida aims to redefine public housing

KUALA LUMPUR, February 19, 2018 : New housing area in Kuala Lumpur. (Pic by Afif Abd Halim/TMR)

FOR a century and a half, women have been proving their passion and talent for design and architecture in a male-dominated profession. It is a paradox...

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Balancing aesthetics with sustainability


THERE has been a long ongoing debate on form versus function but advancements in construction and green technology are allowing property developers to...

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Plan to ease loan process may backfire


The government’s proposal to relax the housing loan guidelines for first-time house buyers, if not thoroughly thought out, could only worsen the curre...

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We need more than just housing data to address housing issues, says UN-Habitat executive director


The United Nations Human Settlements Programme or UN-Habitat executive director, Maimunah Mohd Sharif’s passion for bringing change to people’s lives ...

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What An Inheritance Tax Would Mean For Malaysians


Over the years, it has been rumoured that inheritance tax will be introduced in Malaysia but to date it has been put on hold. That begs the question: ...

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The Legality of Holding On To Owners’ Details


The real estate market is a competitive one, and one of the methods property agents have long practised to increase listings is cold-calling to enquir...

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Addressing Lack Of Proper Drainage Systems


MOST buyers when selecting to purchase a property either for their own stay or for investment generally do not look at the drainage system of their ho...

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