Divide and conquer with eye-catching solutions
FASHION SECTIONS, NOOKS AND PRIVATE AREAS IN YOUR HOME WITH CREATIVITY AND PURPOSE BY R A Jabbar Not so long ago, our property market was swamped with houses built with seamless designs, citing it for the purpose of good ventilation and spacious homes. That was the beginning of the rediscovery of dividers... Read more
Return of cooling measures for S’pore property
Just days after Singapore’s monetary authority fired a warning shot across the bow of the country’s overheating market, the government announced that it would raise the additional buyer’s stamp duty (ABSD) and tighten loan-to-value (LTV) limits on residential property purchases. While the move comes as a surprise to many,... Read more
Singapore authorities warn of property ‘euphoria’
GOVERNMENT MONITORING SITUATION, POISED TO STEP IN IF MARKET OVERHEATS For the second time in eight months, Singapore’s currently hot property market has been put on notice. The island republic’s central bank warns that a bubble is building up and is already cautioning developers, financial institutions and home buyers... Read more
BCI Asia puts LBS Bina on its Top 10 list
TOWNSHIP DEVELOPER RECEIVES THIRD RECOGNITION FOR ITS SUSTAINABLE PRACTICES AND DESIGNS FROM BCI ASIA AWARDS 2018 Echoing a prevailing national sentiment towards building sustainable communities and townships, LBS Bina Group Berhad (LBS) was recently saluted alongside some the country’s top property giants at the BCI Asia Awards 2018 –... Read more
Return of the mandatory BTS saga
THE  ON-AGAIN-OFF-AGAIN PROPOSED MANDATORY SYSTEM IS BEING RESURRECTED AND CHAMPIONED BY NEW KPKT BOSS ZURAIDA BY Roznah Abdul Jabbar After almost two decades of discussions, debates and flip-flops on legislation, the matter of implementing a mandatory build-then-sell (BTS) system could be back on the plan. Last week, the Ministry of... Read more