I have been living in my condominium in Damansara Perdana for almost 2 years now, and I have to admit, my 745 sqft space plus the 2.0 acres of shared common amenities is not too shabby to my liking. I enjoy the facilities this condo offers as it fits my lifestyle, plus, I can have the peace of mind knowing my house is guarded with security.
Sure, these perks come with price tags of maintenance fee and sinking fund - which at the moment I do not mind paying to get the lifestyle and security I wanted for my home. However, there are some issues I, or perhaps, we the resident, would like to address to the JMB. It is time for the JMB to solve these issues once and for all.
Dear JMB, please allow me to share these real-life stories.
So all in all, I love my condo and my community, but I wish the JMB will improve their ways. Our wishlist is basically:-
e-Bills and Online PaymentThe same way I am paying my utility bills online, I wish I could do the same for maintenance fees. Even if I am paying in advance, I would like to continue getting e-bills with the balance reflected. This will save so much time and effort, I am confident all residents will be happy with this option.
Bill NotificationsWe are always busy. We tend to forget the important things, which is why we rely on reminders from our phones. If I can get notifications from the JMB when my bill is ready, due and paid, I will be able to ensure that I am on track with my payment. This will also solves the issue for landlords who need to settle the bills for their renters.
As we embark on the new normal, I believe doing things digitally in the community is the way to move forward. It is easier for both the residents and JMB. Such a solution is lived-in, an online payment and billing for communities. At the moment, lived-in is looking for properties to collaborate with, I strongly recommend my JMB and perhaps yours to participate. I mean, kudos to the JMB for doing a great job at maintaining the property; let's continue to keep our community beautiful and peaceful by ensuring everyone does their part in settling the bills promptly.