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Types Of Titles, Tenure Of Property Titles, And Temporary Occupational Licence (TOL)

The main land law governing land ownership and tenure in Peninsular Malaysia is the National Land Code 1965 (NLC), which came into effect on 1st January 1965. Sabah and Sarawak have their own sets of laws: the Sabah Land Ordinance and Sarawak Land Code respectively. The land registration in all states in Peninsular Malaysia is the […]

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Property management: Ask the experts – Strata titles; by-laws and house rules

Q: All the units in our strata development do not have strata titles after 15 years. Can the Management Corporation (MC) help the owners get the strata titles? Pursuant to the Strata Titles Act 1985 (STA), the original proprietor (i.e. the developer) of the land shall be responsible for applying for the individual strata titles. […]

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Property Management: Ask the experts

Q: My Management Corporation is thinking of repainting the facade of the building. What paint is best for the Malaysian weather? The tropical climate in Malaysia is extremely harsh on external building facades with high humidity that fluctuates, resulting in shrinkage and debonding of external render, proliferation of water seepage, algae and mold. Most high-rise […]

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Maintenance charges for stratified mixed development projects

The question of whether a uniform rate should be used or not in a mixed development project  during the Joint Management Body (JMB) period has been an ongoing debate. Strata Management Act 2013 (SMA) Sec 60 (3b) provides for different rates of maintenance charges and sinking fund contributions after titles are issued and the Management Corporation […]

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Ditipu ejen hartanah palsu, gadis ini nekad kongsikan pengalaman dan tips membeli rumah kepada orang ramai

Penipu yang sanggup melakukan segala-galanya demi mendapatkan keuntungan sentiasa berada di sekeliling kita sama ada kita sedar atau tidak sahaja. Baru-baru ini, berlaku satu kes penipuan yang dilakukan oleh seorang lelaki kepada dua orang pelajar. Dalam satu entri blog yang dimuat naik oleh Tasha Lim, Tasha telah kongsikan satu kisah yang benar-benar terjadi kepada dia dan […]