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Development Plan Is For Adjoining Land, Ashram Unaffected, Say Trustees

By Kim Wong / 4 years ago

KUALA LUMPUR (Dce 31): Our intention have never to demolish or build over the Vivekananda Ashram, but to develop the adjoining land, says trustee R Sri Skanda Rajah. He said the trustees were also not asking the government not to gazette the building as a heritage site, only the land. “We are not suing the […]

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Property Fengshui 101

By Kim Wong / 4 years ago

Do you believe in house fengshui? I am a big fan of it. Don’t get me wrong. I am not being superstitious. Fengshui is very scientific. There is nothing speculative or supernatural about it. Property fengshui believes in maintaining the harmony between man and nature for the sake of good health and good fortune. Good […]

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Penang Gerakan: Investigate Rising Cost of Undersea Tunnel

By Kim Wong / 4 years ago

The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) should probe the ballooning cost of the proposed undersea tunnel and the related road projects under the Penang Transportation Master Plan (PTMP), according to Gerakan state liaison committee member H’ng Khoon Leng. In a report by The Star, he said the MACC should look into the RM305 million cost of […]

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5 Obstacles That Faced By Every First-Time Homebuyers

By Kim Wong / 4 years ago

It’s not always an easy process to buy a home. Many first-time homebuyers encounter obstacles, and it’s not unusual to run into flying monkeys and wicked witches along that yellow brick road to home ownership. The first step in home buying is to prepare for the obstacles. An experienced real estate agent can help you […]

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For The Love Of Green

By Kim Wong / 4 years ago

IN continuation of our “green” theme, we feature, this week, two more developers offering properties that offer a “greener” environment. While some question the characteristics of a “green developer”, we put aside all precepts and judgments as to what constitutes the makings of a “green developer”, instead we highlight developments that offer lots of greens […]

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No Choice But To Reclaim Land To Fund Transport Plans In Penang, Says Guan Eng

By Kim Wong / 4 years ago

GEORGE TOWN (Dec 30): Over the past seven years, the DAP-led Penang government has had to endure criticism from various quarters over many of the changes introduced in the state. Among them are the proposed undersea tunnel and highway projects and more recently, the proposal to reclaim more than 1,200ha fortwo man-made islands off the […]

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Tips For Buying Your First Home

By Kim Wong / 4 years ago

I have written hundreds of articles about the home buying path and gone into excruciating detail about every single step involved in buying a home. It dawned on me that buyers really need a basic overview. Especially for first-time home buyers who aren’t familiar with the process. Bear in mind that the steps in the […]

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Tips For Buy A House That Is Easy To Rent

By Kim Wong / 4 years ago

When it’s time to sell a rental house, sometimes the unexpected problems encountered by some sellers are based on the fact the purchase was made without devoting much thought to buying a house that is easy to rent. Not every rental home starts out as a rental house, either, because sometimes these homes are converted […]

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Do First-Time Home Buyers Need an Agent?

By Kim Wong / 4 years ago

The National Association of REALTORS® would like me to tell you that all agents are ethical, honest, experienced and care about their clients — especially about first-time home buyers — but that would not be true. It might be true about the majority of the agents in the business, but it’s not true about all […]

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