10 Truly Malaysian Things to Consider Before Purchasing a Property

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Well, we understand that buying a property isn’t like buying a RM150 dress or shirt. Especially in Malaysia, property prices are way up nowadays. How do you make sure that you get the most bang for your buck when shopping for a piece of property? Malaysians will tell you to consider these 10 things:


1) Got people die before or not?

Haunted house is a big no-no! Who would want to live with syaitan/ hantu/ toyol??!

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2) What is the house/unit number?

The superstitious Malaysian Chinese believes that anything to do with ‘4’ isn’t good as ‘4’ means death in Mandarin/ Cantonese.

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3) Who is the developer?

Malaysian are very particular. They will choose to buy properties from developers with a good track record and a practice of delivering on time with quality.

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4) Is it nearby LRT/ KTM?

Easy access to public transportation makes travelling very convenient, especially for those who work in the city where parking cost at least RM30 per day.

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5) Got water damage issue or not?

If this happen after you move in, it will cost you a bomb to fix all the pipping issues! Better check every single corner of the house properly.

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6) Got ‘jaga’ or not?

People feel safe if there are guards on duty all the time.

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7) Nearby got school or not?

Parents do not need to get stuck in the jam for an hour to send their kids to school anymore!

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8) Who are your neighbours?

Better make sure your neighbours are not some party animals, or else you won’t be able to get peaceful sleep every night.

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9) Was it a mining pool?

There might be sinkholes. Very dangerous leh!

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10) Feng Shui good or not?

You may want to get a Feng Shui master to check out the house and make sure this house will bring you prosperity all the time when you move in.

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