5 things you need to know about strata living in an urban community
WE tend to forget the meaning of community living while climbing the career ladder to put food on the table and the kids through private school. Urban Malaysians live in private spaces, outsourcing our community responsibilities to our maids and elected representatives. In fact, we outsource everything outside our own nests, especially in the management and maintenance of apartment buildings and common property. Given the sharp increase in the number of Malaysians now living
Base Rate vs BLR in Malaysia: How does BR work?
Early this year, the Base Lending Rate (BLR) structure was replaced with a new Base Rate (BR) system. Under BR, which will now serve as the main reference rate for new retail floating rate loans, banks in Malaysia can determine their interest rate based on a formula set by the central bank. Under the previous BLR, the rate was set by Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) based on how much it costs to lend money to other financial institutions. Meanwhile, the cost to borrow money was det
Photo source from theedgeproperty.com Mont’Kiara is a far cry from what it was over 25 years ago. Carved out of what was then known as Segambut Dalam Rubber Estate, Mont’Kiara has grown rapidly into a self-contained, high-end, high-rise residential suburb in Kuala Lumpur. The neighbourhood is surrounded by and accessed from a number of highways, shortening the commute for residents to the city centre and Petaling Jaya. Mont’Kiara’s comprehensive amenities and strategic locati