Defects after the DLP

Is a developer still liable to rectify defects that appear way after the defects liability period (DLP)? According to Chur Associates founder and managing partner Chris Tan, the DLP is not a deadline to claim for defects and hence the answer is ‘yes’.

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How not to destroy the value of a property

The Covid-19 pandemic has caught everyone off guard and while we lament the changes that it has brought to our lives, it has also on the other hand, given us new options in the way we choose to work and live.

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AGM minutes can tell a prospective buyer a lot about a stratified property

PETALING JAYA (July 9): Looking to buy into a stratified property on the secondary market? Besides the usual questions such as the cost of maintenance and facilities, Chur Associates founder and managing partner Chris Tan added another crucial aspect that could help a prospective buyer decide whether the property is a good investment -- the project's Annual General Meeting (AGM) minutes.

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Common sense approach to strata living problems

PETALING JAYA (Nov 14): The Strata Management Act 2013 acts as a guide in preventing and resolving problems, but what's really required in strata living is common sense, said Chur Associates founder and managing partner Chris Tan.

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