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NEW PROJECT: VILA ELEMEN, SHAH ALAM

Nestled in the city of Shah Alam, Vila Elemen is an inspiring residential development that speaks of luxury and sophistication. With a gross development value…

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home improvement

5 AFFORDABLE STORAGE HACKS

De-cluttering the home and coming up with unique storage solutions is easy if you have the correct tools and techniques. You can…

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fengshui

5 WAYS TO FENG SHUI YOUR WAY TO WEALTH

Let’s face it, wealth and money are like greatness. You’re either born into it, earn it or in the rarest of rare cases have it thrust on…

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Property news

ECOWORLD SET PRICE STARTS FROM RM260,000?

Facilities at Karisma Apartment include a playground, multi-purpose court, swimming pool, children pool, public amenities area, grand guardhouse, surau and covered walkway…

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NEW PROJECT: SETIA ECO GLADES, CYBERJAYA

Setia Eco Glades is the latest addition to the booming Cyberjaya real estate ground. It is to be developed based on the developer’s…

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home improvement

BATTLING BACK AGAINST BED BUGS

The signs of a bed bugs infestation are hard to miss, people used to launder infested fabrics after finding a bed bug infestation at home. It’s a no-no! Please don’t do that! What you should do is to wash items in hot water and dry them on high heat. Well, I’ll explain more to you…

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AGENCY HIGHLIGHT: HUTTONS ONEWORLD REAL ESTATE GROUP

Huttons One World real estate group is one of the leading real estate companies in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Our work…

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6 Tips on Selecting A Real Estate Agent

We often afraid of being scam and cheated by real estate agent. It’s not about few dollars but it’s about thousand dollars, or even million and billion…

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fengshui

FENG SHUI: THE BASICS BEFORE BUYING THAT PROPERTY

Sometimes, I come across clients who rely on feng shui to guide their home design. I remember we had to change the whole floor plan of a home…

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NEW PROJECT: SHAMELIN STAR, CHERAS

Shamelin Star Serviced Residences is the most environment friendly high rise development in Cheras and it was being Green Building Index certified. The development is a testament…

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home and living

10 CREATIVE WAYS TO USE IKEA’S SPICE RACK OUTSIDE OF THE KITCHEN

Show Off Adorable Baby Clothes,Since petite dresses for petite people are often lightweight (and super cute!), you…

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home and living

11 CLEANING HACKS THAT SIMPLY DON’T WORK

No one wants to put more time and energy into cleaning than necessary. Even worse: Trying some genius new idea only to still have a…

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agency

AGENCY HIGHLIGHT: T-TREE REALTY

T-Tree Realty has been established with the sole purpose of serving the specific needs of industrial factory space and land owners as well as would-be investors, armed by specialized experience owned by few…

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SPACIOUS FAMILY GARDEN-HOMES

Are you looking for a cozy family garden home, set amidst a tropical backdrop within the Klang Valley? Look no further as Bandar Rimbayu…

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fengshui

SIX TIPS FOR SUSSING OUT AN APARTMENT’S INTERIOR FENG SHUI

Buying an apartment for the first time, whether to stay in or for investment, may be a daunting task…

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NEW PROJECT: IMPIANA HILLS, CHERAS

Impiana Hills is a freehold low-density residential development located in Cheras. It is situated right next to Impian Golf & Country Club, and is surrounded by upscale landed homes in the affluent district. The development…

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home improvement

MAKE EVERY SINGLE SPOT IN YOUR HOME SMELL BETTER

No matter how much of a clean freak you tend to be, the stenches and odors of everyday life are unavoidable. But don’t let that get you down — there’s often an easy, homemade way to dispel…

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AGENCY HIGHLIGHT: ECG AFFIRM

ECG Group of Companies is a dynamic organisation helmed by Dato’ Eric Cheng, an award winning entrepreneur and highly successful businessman…

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PROPERTY PRICES IN MALAYSIA: CAN YOU AFFORD THEM?

As many Malaysians bemoan the prices of property and the demand for affordable homes grow: we look to find out just how high the prices are…

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fengshui

FENG SHUI WAYS TO DISTRIBUTE ANGPAO

Chinese New Year is just around the corner and are you excited to receive or give angpao? But do you know that there are some Do’s and Don’ts in giving Hong Bao? If not, you might like to read…

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home improvement

8 TIPS TO MAKE YOUR HOME LOOK BIGGER AND SPACIOUS ON A BUDGET

Making a small or medium-size home feel more spacious is quite a challenge. However…

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AGENCY HIGHLIGHT: CNH REALTY SDN BHD

CNH Realty‘s business philosophy lies on “Good Planning while Developing Harmony”. In a nutshell, only “Good Planning while Developing Harmony” could establish a favorable…

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HOW TO STAGE YOUR HOME FOR SELLING

Selling your home can be a stressful time.We invest so much emotional energy in our homes, and rightly so, that when it comes to selling it’s hard to…

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home and living

GET PET HAIR OFF AND OUT OF YOUR HOME

If you have a pet, you know how frustrating pet hair can be. My cats leave hair everywhere. I vacuum, dust and clean the house only to see new tumbleweeds of hair rolling across the floor. I go out to dinner…

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AGENCY HIGHLIGHT: VIVAHOMES REALTY

Vivahomes Realty is one of Malaysia’s fastest growing real estate companies. Steadfastly holding true to our vision to become the leader in any market we serve, and our mission to enhance…

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Property Information

THE PROS AND CONS OF BUYING PROPERTY IN MALAYSIA

Singapore houses comes in two price ranges: Expensive, and too expensive. So when it comes to investment properties, our options are pretty limited. We’re either buying…

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fengshui

FENG SHUI FOR FIRE MONKEY YEAR 2016

Fire Monkey year 2016 is time to take action. Monkey correlates to the Western sign Leo, the Fire sign of passion, creativity, and children. Start…

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Property Information

NEW PROJECT: POOL VILLAS BY METROGEN

Pool Villas are the ultimate retreat from the bustling city lifestyle. A haven that gracefully…

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home and living

MOVING TRICKS THAT WILL KEEP YOU FROM LOSING YOUR MIND

Everyone knows that moving is one of the worst life events you’ll ever experience — but stay with me. With a little preemptive planning, you can save your next move…

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AGENCY HIGHLIGHT: CHESTER PROPERTIES

In 2006, Chester Properties with principals Ms. Betty Kanapathy and Mr. David Cheong and is currently managed by Dato Howard Chew and Sean Yong after. A young and dynamic…

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Property news

A NOT-SO-HAPPY NEW YEAR FOR MALAYSIA’S ECONOMY AND RINGGIT

First, there will be a slowdown. The Government is expecting the economy to grow by 4% to 5% in 2016, compared to 4.5% and 5.5% in 2015. The margin might seem small, but for a…

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fengshui

FENG SHUI CURE FOR BED FACING DOOR

It is not good to have any part of your bed facing the door because it will cause health problem to different parts of your body depending on the door facing…

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travel

DAY TRIP: TOP 7 THINGS TO DO IN SEKINCHAN

Not too far from Kuala Lumpur lies a quaint fishing village called Sekinchan, located in the Sabak Bernam district, Selangor. As it’s about a one and a half to a two hour drive…

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home improvement

25 WAYS TO ORGANIZE YOUR ENTIRE HOME IN LESS THAN A MONTH

The more disorganized your house is, the harder it seems to muster the energy to whip it into shape. One solution: Break big projects down…

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Property information

PROPERTY HIGHLIGHT: PARAMOUNT UTROPOLIS, GLENMARIE

A vibrant urban lifestyle with every amenity is on offer at Paramount Utropolis, a new integrated university metropolis in Glenmarie, Shah Alam…

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fengshui

MOVING HOME IN A FENG SHUI WAY

You might be excited when moving into a new house, but you must always ensure to do it…

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REAL ESTATE JEDIS: 4 LESSONS ‘STAR WARS’ TEACHES US ABOUT BEING A GOOD AGENT

It’s about people who live in the stars somewhere and are part of a war or something. Whatever; I fast-forwarded through the wordy beginning. Apparently it’s a part…

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fengshui

MAY THE FENG SHUI BE WITH THESE FIVE STAR WARS-THEMED HOUSEHOLD ITEMS

Star Wars day is a little strange, because everyone is obviously very excited about the movie but…

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travel

17 ‘STAR WARS’ LOCATIONS THAT ACTUALLY EXIST

Star Wars” fans can actually visit locations where many of the films’ most famous scenes were shot.Some aren’t even as remote as one might expect.From dinner at Luke Skywalker’s childhood…

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food and beverage

TOP 5 ROAST TURKEYS FOR CHRISTMAS IN KL AND PJ

One of the most recognisable icons of Christmas, aside from the tree of course, is turkey. Warm slices of the white poultry slathered with brown sauce…

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fengshui

FENG SHUI: TIPS FOR A RELAXING BEDROOM AND HAPPIER LIFE

Feng Shui is a system of keeping things in harmony. The Chinese philosophical system is based on the belief that invisible forces bind the universe, earth and humanity together. We must…

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travel

7 SCENIC DESTINATIONS IN TAIWAN FOR NATURE LOVERS

Taiwan, historically called Formosa by the Spanish, is a beautiful island and an incredible travel destination. Though Taiwan is known for bumper-to-bumper traffic and the high-tech factories in the…

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WHY DO HOUSE PRICES REMAIN HIGH?

There are two questions floating around the property market today: why do house prices remain as high as they are, and what affects these prices? Both are interlinked…

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debt management

PLAN FOR THE FUTURE

You can be young without money, but you can’t be old without money,’ said playwright Tennessee Williams. That’s something…

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travel

10 UNIQUE WEEKEND GETAWAYS IN MALAYSIA TO GO WITH YOUR FRIENDS UNDER RM300

Its a boutique hotel, an alternative to your regular backpacker hostels. There’s the Chinese (modelled after a Hokkien Wedding room), Malay…

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Property Information

NEW PROPERTY: VERDI CONDOMINIUM, CYBERJAYA

Verdi @ Symphony Hills is a freehold condominium located in Cyberjaya, a global ICT services and education hub. The condominium comprise of 2 blocks of 44 or 45- storey with a total of 800 units. Unit price starts from an average of RM500,000 and onwards. Verdi condo is seamlessly connected…

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NEW PROPERTY: CYBERSQUARE SOHO, CYBERJAYA

CyberSquare is a freehold mixed-use development located in the upmarket commercial area of Cyberjaya. It integrates a unique blend of SOHO…

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Property Information

NEW PROPERTY: CONCERTO NORTH KIARA

Concerto North Kiara is near to the MATRADE Exhibition and Convention Centre and upcoming KL Metropolis a truly world-class and largest “International Trade and Exhibition City” in…

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WHY MALAYSIAN MILLENNIALS SHOULD TAKE CARE OF THEIR FINANCES EARLY?

According to TIME magazine, millennials will have more consuming power than any other generation by 2017. It’s no wonder experts are urging them to care more…

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home and living

6 POPULAR HOME DESIGNS YOUNG COUPLES GO FOR

Congratulations on your first home together as a couple! One of the best parts about being a new homeowner is being able to decorate it exactly the way you want.Showcase your personality as a couple with these popular ideas inspired by six stunning homes for young couples…

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Property news

REV.O OFFICE SUITES 95% TAKEN UP AFTER LAUNCH

REV.O office suites in Bukit Jalil has achieved a 95% take-up rate since its launch on Oct 31…

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home improvement

5 ESSENTIAL TIME-SAVING TRICKS

We all wish we had an extra hour in the day, but there are ways to save yourself a little time – and sanity! Here are five essential tricks – what are yours?…

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Property Information

TWO MAJOR PROPERTY PLAYERS EXPANDING LANDBANK

The slowdown in the real estate market does not seem to have deterred property-related companies from buying more land. This could be due…

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Property News

BUDGET 2016 OFFERS LITTLE TO CATALYSE PROPERTY MARKET

Real estate agents from The Property Expert (TPE) Realty say Budget 2016 offers little to catalyse the property market. “Budget 2016 isn’t doing much for the property market,” said TPE Realty principal Chong Ngee Teng. “We expect…

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Property News

PR1MA PROJECTS IN KLANG VALLEY RECEIVED HIGHEST DEMAND

Perbadanan PR1MA Malaysia (PR1MA) projects in the Klang Valley have received the highest number of applicants of middle income earning between RM2,500 and RM10,000 a month, said PR1MA CEO Datuk Abdul Mutalib Alias (pictured) at a press conference recently…

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Property News

PENANG UNVEILING INNOVATIVE HOUSING PACKAGES IN STAGES

A STRING of innovative housing packages to counter the high rate of bank loan rejections will be introduced in Penang soon.State Housing, Town…

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Property Information

AMRESEARCH: TOO EARLY TO JUDGE BANDAR MALAYSIA WINNERS

While AmBank Research’s outlook on the property sector remains at “Overweight”, the research house believes it is too early to determine the potential winners of Bandar Malaysia redevelopment project…

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Property News

IOI PROPERTIES LOOKING TO INCREASE ITS LAND BANK

IOI Properties Group Bhd, which is expecting its financial year ending December 31, 2016 (FY16), to register a flat profit growth, plans to take advantage of the current poor market sentiment to increase its land…

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MILUX’S MAIDEN PAHANG PROPERTY VENTURE WORTH RM2.13 BILLION

In its filing with Bursa Malaysia, the home appliance maker said the estimated gross development value…

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Property News

WHAT TO WATCH FOR – MALAYSIA’S 2016 BUDGET

Malaysia’s Prime Minister Najib Razak will present the government’s annual budget for 2016 on Oct 23. Below are some items expected by analysts, compiled from research notes and media reports…

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Property News

MALAYSIAN TOP FUND BUYS PROPERTY STOCKS AT 32% DISCOUNT

Malaysia’s top-performing fund is buying the nation’s property companies after a slump in shares left valuations at their cheapest level in…

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Property News

CALL FOR DEVELOPERS TO HELP FUND UPGRADES

DEVELOPERS of several new neighborhoods in Kota Kemuning should contribute to new infrastructures in the township, say residents.Kota Kemuning Residents’ Association (KKRA) chairman Mohd Radhi Cheah said the Shah Alam City Council (MBSA) had plans to upgrade many things in the township but was short of funds…

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Property News

SURVEY: MALAYSIANS STRUGGLING TO COPE WITH RISING COST OF LIVING

The rakyat’s main concerns center on the rising cost of living and its domino effect on other areas, such as housing affordability, according to…

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Property Story

RESORT IN LUMUT MAKES FOR A GREAT WEEKEND GETAWAY

The feeling of lazing under the hot sun with fresh breeze blowing across your face as you wonder about the waters near the Swiss-Garden Beach Resort Damai Laut in Lumut is priceless.The resort is a lovely place to chill out and…

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Property News

BUDGET 2016 SHOULD FOCUS ON FIRST-TIME HOMEBUYERS, SAY PROPERTY PLAYERS

Property players are hoping that Budget 2016 will make it easier for first-time homebuyers to buy property.Many wish for the return of the developers interest-bearing scheme…

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Property Information

GENTING MALAYSIA TO DISPOSE LAND TO GENTING PLANTATIONS FOR RM65 MILLION

Genting Malaysia Bhd’s (Genting) wholly owned subsidiary Genting Highlands Tours and Promotion Sdn Bhd will dispose two parcels of leasehold land at Jalan Segambut, Kuala Lumpur to a unit of Genting Plantations Bhd for RM65.76 million cash…

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Property Story

THE ALLURE OF HERITAGE PROPERTIES

A mix of British, Indian, Chinese and Islamic influences, heritage sites and pre-war shop houses in Penang were a consequence of the socio-economic changes that followed the establishment of the Straits Settlement by the British. Despite rapid development over the years, the Penang government has managed to preserve these buildings…

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Property News

CALL FOR DEVELOPERS TO HELP FUND UPGRADES

DEVELOPERS of several new neighbourhoods in Kota Kemuning should contribute to new infrastructures in the township, say residents.Kota Kemuning Residents’ Association (KKRA) chairman Mohd Radhi Cheah said the Shah Alam City Council (MBSA) had plans to upgrade many things in the township but was short of funds.Unanimously calling out to three developers, the residents…

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Property News

BARGAIN PENANG PENTHOUSE IN TANJUNG BUNGAH ON THE MARKET

A Tanjung Bungah, Penang, penthouse with a RM7.9 million price tag, is being sold below its valuation figure of RM8.5 million. According K Soma Sundram, principal of Heritage…

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Property News

KEPONG RESIDENTS QUESTION CITY HALL METHODS IN TAMAN METROPOLITAN LAND SALE

The Kepong Citizen Network (KCN) has demanded that Kuala Lumpur City Hall and the Federal Territories Ministry put a halt on the mixed…

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Property Information

DEVELOPER SAYS 70% OF FIRST PHASE SHOP UNITS TAKEN

THE Cheras Traders Square commercial development in Cheras Selatan is touted as one of the last existing batches of landed commercial properties available in the Klang Valley.SCP Property Services Sdn Bhd executive director…

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AFFORDABLE HOUSING APPLICANTS MUST PAY RM15,000 TO SHOW COMMITMENT

Applicants to buy Rumawip (affordable housing) in Kuala Lumpur are asked to pay RM15,000 upfront to show the housing developer that they are committed to the purchase, says Deputy Federal Territories Minister Datuk Dr Loga Bala Mohan…

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Property News

SUNCON UP 5% ON TOUTED STRONG FOOTING TO PARTICIPATE IN LRT3, MRT 2 PROJECTS

Sunway Construction Group Bhd’s shares rose as high as 5.22% following a report that the company is in good stead to participate in work packages for upcoming government infrastructure projects.At 12.05pm, the stock gained as much as 6 sen to RM1.21, before paring gains…

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STRONG START FOR TROPICANA HEIGHTS

The transformation of a former golf course into a housing estate in Kajang has gone well for Tropicana Heights, with the first phase Fairfield Residences fully taken up and ready for handover in the first quarter of next year, says Tropicana Corp Bhd executive director Kelvin Choo…

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Property News

PENANG GOVERNMENT GIVES GAMUDA JV SRS UNTIL YEAR END TO SUBMIT LRT PLAN

Penang state government has set year-end timeline for the Gamuda Bhd-led SRS Consortium to submit application for approval to construct the light rail…

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Property Information

RM9.5BIL WORTH OF PROJECTS BEING SHOWCASED AT STAR PROPERTY FAIR

Ten developers from Penang and Kuala Lumpur are showcasing about RM9.52bil in property at the Star Property Fair 2015.The developers are Eco World…

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I-BHD CHOOSES HILTON TO OPERATE RM250MIL HOTEL

I-Bhd has appointed leading hospitality expert Hilton Worldwide Manage Ltd to operate its upcoming RM250mil four-star hotel, the 300-room DoubleTree by Hilton…

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GETTING THE LAY OF THE LAND

An opportunity to learn more about the rise of the Klang Valley from sleepy towns to modern thriving metropolises that are rapidly developing, should not be missed. More so now that the interest of both property buyers and investors is on the west of the Klang Valley…

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URBAN REGENERATION CAN BE ACHIEVED VIA SMART PARTNERSHIPS

The take-home message from the recently held 7th International Conference on World Class Sustainable Cities (WCSC) 2015 is that smart partnerships between local governments and people are key to successful urban regeneration, WCSC…

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Property Information

SELANGOR PROPERTIES UP 8% ON NEWS OF LAND DISPOSAL

Selangor Properties Bhd rose as much as 8% in the morning trades today on the back of news that it had completed the disposal of a plot of land for RM450…

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SETTING THE STANDARD FOR ECO-LIVING

SUNWAY Grand Sdn Bhd’s Sunway Cassia project in Penang stands a cut above the rest when it comes to facilities.Sitting on a 23.12-acre freehold land in Batu Maung, the project which consist of three-storey and two-storey terrace homes, comes with fully landscaped gardens with six thematic designs within the entire development…

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Property News

SUB-SALES DROP 20%, SAYS VIVAHOMES

Sub-sales of property, particularly in Klang Valley, have dropped by 20%, revealed director of Vivahomes Realty, Alvin Foo, at a briefing by…

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WEIDA TO DELAY PROPERTY PROJECTS TO MORE OPPORTUNE TIME

Weida (M) Bhd, a polyethylene-based building materials manufacturer which is also involved in property development, will wait for a more opportune time to…

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SP SETIA WITNESSES TOPPING OUT CEREMONY FOR ECO SANCTUARY

S P Setia Bhd witnessed the topping out ceremony of its second development in Singapore, Eco Sanctuary yesterday.“S P Setia’s commitment to replicate our expertise in building eco developments outside of Malaysia has resulted in the conception of Eco Sanctuary…

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Home and Living

4 TRICKS TO PICK PROPER PAINT COLOURS

If you’ve ever walked into a home and felt your spirits lift, chances are that the owners have done a great job of selecting the right paint colours. You too can ensure your home goes from drab to fab with these 4 quick tips…

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Property Information

8 MOVING HACKS THAT MAKE LIFE WORTH LIVING

Moving is never fun, but these expert tips and shortcuts make the process as painless as possible.Everyone knows that moving is one of the worst life events you’ll ever experience — but stay with me…

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Property News

PROPERTY AUCTIONS ON THE RISE

AT a recent property auction, a low-rise apartment with a price tag of RM18,000 was sold to a 30-something for RM22,000. It is unlikely she is going to stay. The place looks rather rundown. “A very good buy. A mamak restaurant downstairs. Easy to rent,” says the auctioneer…

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