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Drop in number of applications for developer licence

01/08/09 The Star

 

Job well done, so Palm Court JMB set to rule
03/08/2009 Kharleez Zubin

DESPITE being embroiled in endless tussles with a small group of residents and owners of Palm Court Condominium in Brickfields over unpopular house rules, the present committee members of the Joint Management Body (JMB) may retain their hold in the upcoming annual general meeting (AGM).
 

Buyers in dire straits

05/08/09 The Star By TUNKU SHAHARIAH
Some 236 house buyers in Desa Aman, Relau, Penang, are left in dire straits after the project developer failed to secure a bridging loan to complete the project.

Contractor may lose Plaza Rakyat project
06/08/2009 NST
KUALA LUMPUR: Federal Territories Minister Datuk Raja Nong Chik Raja Zainal Abidin has given the ultimatum to the current contractor of Plaza Rakyat, Global Upline Sdn Bhd, to either resume the abandoned project or risk losing it to another company. He said the ministry had received several proposals from contractors who were keen to revive the project.

Improve our quality of life, residents urge MPKj
06/08/2009 The Star
THE Taman Cheras Permai flats in Selangor have been showing signs of neglect for years but with the timely intervention of the Kajang Municipal Council (MPKj), the situation can be improved.

Low-cost housing project abandoned after 90% completed
06/08/09 The Star By CHAN LI LEEN
IPOH: In 1989, Rohayu Ariffin and Afandi Ahmad took a loan to buy a low-cost house in Taman Sri Manong, Ulu Kinta here. The double-storey house was to be their matrimonial home once completed in two years.

Residents urged to pay maintenance fees to get strata titles
06/08/09 The Star Story by STUART MICHAEL
RESIDENTS of Dahlia Apartments and the surrounding apartments in Bandar Baru Selayang have been urged to pay maintenance fees in order to get their strata titles and immediately form a Joint Management Body (JMB) for each block.

Condo residents in a fix

08/08/2009 The Star Story and photos by OH ING YEEN
SOUTH City Condominium owners are left in a lurch when they discovered that the management office has been closed since Aug 1.

 

Taman Daya residents want land titles

12/08/09 The Star
RESIDENTS of Taman Daya, Kepong are facing two unresolved issues involving land titles and an abandoned project.

 

Fugitive lawyer charged

13/08/09 The Star By FARIK ZOLKEPLI

 

Managing your condo management

13/08/2009 The Star Property Insights By CHRISTOPHER BOYD
Professional services of registered valuers a good alternative as they have the expertise.

 

Suffering in silence

14/08/09 The Star
THERE have been a number of reports in the press regarding the access road to Paramount View condominium in Seksyen 22, Taman Aman, Petaling Jaya, Selangor. A handful of residents near the condominium site have protested; the assemblyman and MP have commented on the issue, Petaling Jaya City Council (MBPJ) has issued a stop-work order on the project, and the developer has also come out to defend itself.

 

Housebuyers express unhappiness over delay

17/08/09 The Star By FAZLEENA AZIZ
SOME 500 Ukay Bistari Home Owners (PHUKB) gathered at the AU5 Hall in Lembah Keramat to discuss the latest development on the stalled project in Ukay Perdana, Ampang.

 

Keep interest of housebuyers in mind, builders told

19/08/09 The Star
KOTA KINABALU: Developers must practise self-regulation and ensure that the interest of housebuyers are protected, Sabah Chief Minister Datuk Musa Aman said.

 

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