Before the Purchase: How to Feel Confident About Buying Property

This article was written by Yurie Goto As the initial excitement of buying your dream home wears off, questions doubting your decision may start to pop up in your head. “What if I end up overpaying for the property? What if I’m never satisfied with my decision?” Well unless you buy the property off of Craigslist, chances are the home is perfectly fine and you just…

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After the Purchase: 7 Ways of Coping with Buyer’s Remorse

You’ve purchased a new home – this is the start of an exciting new chapter in your life! So why the concerned look? Don’t worry, we all get the same anxiety after making a big purchase, especially when it’s something as valuable as a home. It’s just a little something called buyer’s remorse, and NuProp has prepared for you a list of ways to cope with these…

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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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Why Buying Directly from a Developer is Good for You

You finally have enough money in the bank to buy the home of your dreams. But unlike clothes, you can’t just walk into a store and browse for a home. So what do you do? There are generally three ways to purchase a property: directly from the owner, through an agent, or directly from the developer. While there are both advantages and disadvantages to each,…

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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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This is What Less Than RM500K Will Get You in Selangor

Selangor is one of the states in Malaysia with some of the highest real estate prices, along with Penang and the Federal Territory. It’s not impossible, though, to find a nice place that’s also affordable – so we’ve put together this list of properties from NuProp to show you! O’hako Residensi @ Bandar Puchong Jaya Price: starts from RM492,398 This whimsically-designed serviced residence is a…

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This is What a Million Dollars Looks Like in KL

Let’s get real – not all of us can afford a million dollar house (and by dollar I do, of course, mean ringgit) and that’s okay. So long as we have a roof over our heads and steady internet connection, we’re #blessed. There’s no harm, however, in taking a look at these million ringgit houses listed on NuProp. Who knows? Maybe one day, by luck…

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New Vs. Sub-sale: Which Property is Right for You?

Do you like brand-new state-of-the-art appliances and modern interior designs? Or would you rather have a traditional home with wooden cabinets and colourful wallpaper? Depending on your lifestyle and taste, you may want to buy a sub-sale property over one that hasn’t been completed yet. Both have its share of pros and cons, so here are 10 things to consider when trying to figure out…

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