Freehold vs leasehold: What are the differences?

Freehold and leasehold are the two top land titles people are confused with. However, they vary from each other. One always has its own advantages depending on what you need. We’re going to simplify the differences between these two properties for you in terms of the availability, location, price differences, transaction procedure & mortgage. AVAILABILITY Freehold As you know, in Malaysia there’s a lot of…

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GET TO KNOW THE LAND TITLE IN MALAYSIA

Many of us are confused with the land titles that we have in Malaysia probably because there is too many. Worry no more because the types and the description of the land titles will be discussed briefly in this article. Leasehold It’s a property acquired under a lease/a tenure under a lease. Leasehold tenures in Malaysia usually last for 30, 60, 99 or in some…

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What is “my first home scheme”?

Have you ever heard about “My First Home Scheme” or “Skim Rumah Pertamaku”? It is a government program that helps to allowed young people or those who wanted to buy a new home with a 100% home loan. Here we will see what is My First Home Scheme all about, the requirement that needed and also the type of property that is allowed. What is…

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New home buyers: House buying guide in Malaysia

Here are the guide to purchase a house in Malaysia and things to consider throughout the purchasing process that can be beneficial especially for first time home buyer. The process of buying a house is very complicated and requires an adequate knowledge. In order to avoid any issue, you need to understand each process and procedures involved. Let’s take a closer look! Choose your property…

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Type of Houses in Malaysia

Searching for a new house? Want to know the type of houses in Malaysia and differences of each unit? This is where you can have a deeper look for each housing type. There are many types of houses have been developed in Malaysia. Here is the list of houses: Mansion / Bungalow / Zero Lot Bungalow / Villas These houses can be categories as luxury…

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Do You Know the 8 Types of Homes in Malaysia?

Houses come in different shapes and sizes. Each type has a unique name of its own so it’s easy for home buyers to become confused. To help clear things up, we have organized a list of the common types of homes that are found in Malaysia.   Category 1: Landed homes Terrace Houses Terrace houses are a row of similar-looking houses that are linked to…

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Down to Earth or Sky High: Where Should You Live?

One of the first steps in choosing a home is to decide between a landed house and a high-rise property. Several urban development projects are underway in Malaysia, which has resulted in an increase in the number of high rise condominiums. These properties are jaw-dropping in design, but does that imply that it is better than the traditional landed house? Here are 9 things to consider…

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Use This Checklist to Avoid Nasty Surprises

So you researched online and found a few potential properties that could be your dream home, but you need to remember that what you see on paper may not always be what you actually get. Here are 7 things you should do when taking a tour of a property so your life savings don’t get wasted on heartache. Turn on the water This is one…

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What’s the Difference Between Freehold and Leasehold?

Have you been scratching your head trying to figure out the difference between freehold properties and leasehold properties? It was the same for me too. So here I’ve simplified the jargon so that you, too, can learn the basics of freehold and leasehold properties to make the home-buying process easier for you! The Basics The fundamental difference is the type of ownership. Ownership belongs to…

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The 3 Stages of Buying a New Home

As a first time property buyer, you might not know what to expect when purchasing a home. What do you do first? How do you start? What happens next? This article will explain and provide a rough guide to the 3 key stages of buying your very own chunk of real estate. This may sound obvious, but that’s because it’s imperative. Thorough research in the…

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