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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Is your property healthy?

On a scale of 1 to 10 (with 1 being the best and 10 the poorest), Architect Centre accredited building inspector and trainer Anthony Lee Tee ranked most properties he has visited in Malaysia, a 7 to even 10.

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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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Property management in the age of Covid-19

The close to two-month Movement Control Order (MCO) to curb the spread of the Covid-19 outbreak which began on March 18 had forced every strata property owner and residents to have a newfound appreciation for effective property management and proper maintenance of the buildings they live in.

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Covid-19: Stricter SOPs needed for short term rentals

PETALING JAYA (May 22): More stringent Standard Operating Procedures (SOP)s for short term rental operations in strata buildings are needed to prevent the spread of diseases such as the Covid-19, said Henry Butcher Mont’ Kiara executive director Low Hon Keong.

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