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Damp in homes: How to spot and fix it
HOME IMPROVEMENT TIPS BY Zoe Phoon Damp can cause problems in your home and can be costly to fix. Serious damp problems can also affect your health. For those sensitive to moulds, exposure to damp and mouldy places may cause stuffy nose; irritation of the throat, eyes and skin;... Read more
Make your home an income property (while you live in it)
HERE ARE SIX IDEAS YOU COULD EMPLOY TO GET YOU STARTED   Story Credit: www.onecrazyhouse.com Rent a Room Gone are the days where a roommate needed their own exit/entrance or even their own bathroom. You can rent out individual rooms as bedrooms. We let someone live in our spare... Read more
Understanding the principles of Islamic financing
It is a widely known fact that Malaysia has one of the most advanced Islamic Finance industries in the world. Since its initial introduction more than a decade ago, Islamic financing products have evolved and matured to be comparable and just as competitive as other conventional loan packages. However,... Read more
Buying Property Overseas: Do-It-Yourself or Find An Agent?
Many Malaysians are tempted to invest in properties abroad due to the higher yield they can earn from an overseas investment. For instance, Singapore, United Kingdom, Vietnam and Australia are just some of the popular destinations for Malaysian investors today. So, when buying a property overseas do you consider... Read more
What makes a property hotspot?
Property investors will always tell you to buy properties that are located in a hotspot, and many of them will tell you that the best properties are always located in the Klang valley’s “Golden Triangle” – referring to that bustling region that is anywhere between KL, Petaling Jaya and... Read more
10 things to do before buying a house
BY Alia Mokhtar American politician, businessman and professor Kenny Guinn once said that there is something permanent and something extremely profound in owning a home. Buying your dream home can be daunting and a confusing journey especially for those who fall short in understanding the rudiments of this process.... Read more
Understanding four bumi attributes in M’sian property
Purchasing properties in Malaysia can be complex at times. If you are new to the game, you may run into terms like bumiputera (or bumi) lots, bumi discounts, bumi quotas and Malay reserved land. These are pretty much unique to the Malaysian property buying experience, but purchasers – both... Read more
Mistakes to avoid when upsizing
Housing needs can change such as it is easy for a family to outgrow a home. Upsizing by extending an existing home or selling it to move to a larger one will likely involve refinancing your home loan and most people will be looking at a larger mortgage and... Read more
Klang Valley hotspots for first time buyers
“The ache for home lives in all of us, the safe place where we can go as we are and not be questioned.” – Maya Angelou. Shelter. A safe space. A place to call home. Your own little corner in this vast, unforgiving world. Everybody wants to have a... Read more
Renovations and how  to avoid shoddy work
The contractors and renovations marketplace can be daunting. Coupled with your lack of knowledge and experience, you may find yourself living with flaky walls and leaky bathrooms. This article is about basic home renovations and what you need to know about priming, flooring and air-conditioning. Having a good coat... Read more