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Ng Pau Ling

pauline@thestar.com.my

Recent and archived articles by Ng Pau Ling

25 Feb 2019 | 7:00 AM

Upgrade from being a renter to first-time homeowner

HOME ownership is a goal for many, but it involves more mental and monetary efforts than expected, making potential homebuyers hesitate to get on to the property ladder.

27 Nov 2018 | 7:00 AM

Seasoned property investor to share insights

KUALA LUMPUR: The local property market has reached the end of the current market cycle – this is the reading of seasoned property investor and speaker Teoh Eng Poh.

23 Nov 2018 | 5:56 PM

Trends and concerns in the Shah Alam property market

The Shah Alam property market has seen a rise in demand after the completion of several highways that opened up the area over the last two decades.

Landserve MD Chen King Hoaw says owners of newly handed-over housing in Shah Alam find it hard to sell their unit or that the selling price is unable to match the cost price.
13 Oct 2018 | 7:00 AM

Property agents see opportunities from residential overhang

KUALA LUMPUR: Property agents view the country’s residential overhang as an opportunity to sell, real estate agency Cornerstone Realty executive director Wong Yau Long said.

Class act: Yau Long (left) receiving the Excellence Agency (Four Stars) Award from Star Media Group Bhd CEO and MD Datuk Seri Wong Chun Wai at the Star Property Real Estate Awards 2018 gala night.
22 Mar 2018 | 7:00 AM

Creating wealth through real estate investment

BUILDING wealth through real estate investment is not just for the rich. It can become a wealth creator for anyone as long as you can seize the opportunity in the market and continue making the investment based on market knowledge and the right strategies.

Leong will be giving tips on avoiding common pitfalls in real estate investment at the forum.
19 Mar 2018 | 7:00 AM

Real estate forum in Petaling Jaya to offer will-writing tips as well

MANY Malaysians are under the impression that their families and loved ones will automatically inherit their assets when they pass away.

Chong will explain the importance of writing a will and give some tips on the process.
13 Nov 2017 | 7:00 AM

IJM Land to launch RM1.2b projects

This is on top of close to RM1bil it has unveiled in first half of financial year 2018

Latest offering: Potential buyers visiting IJM Land booth at a property fair in Penang. IJM plans to launch residential component The Mezzo at The Light City in the second quarter of 2018.
1 Nov 2017 | 7:00 AM

Regus: Office owners now more open for partnership

PETALING JAYA: Technology is indeed changing the way people work.

Riding the current tide of the digital and sharing economy, Vijayakumar(filepic) says the company is planning to introduce another co-working brand – Spaces – into the local market next year.
30 Oct 2017 | 10:46 AM

SPAD developing apps to promote public transport usage

PETALING JAYA: The Land Public Transport Commission (SPAD) is leveraging on technology to achieve a 40% public transport commuting trips by 2030 compared to only 20% today, according to its head of NKRA projects division Ahmad Rahdi Maarof.

SPAD is developing different applications for different needs and functions.
26 Oct 2017 | 7:00 AM

‘There are homes out there’

PETALING JAYA: Affordable houses costing between RM200,000 and RM250,000 exist. They are just difficult to access. There are thousands of them but awareness among buyers is low.

Not out of reach: Affordable housing are available though they are mostly located about 30km from Kuala Lumpur.

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