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Formerly Malaya, Malaysia is made up of thirteen states in two goegraphical locations divided by the South China Sea. Malaysia is bordered in the north by Thailand and in the south by Singapore.

The capital of Malaysia is Kuala Lumpur (or KL as it is commonly known) although for many years the seat of power was in Malacca.

Nearly 60% of Malaysia is forest. Main exports include rubber, palm oil, cocoa, tiimber, tobacco, pineapple and pepper.

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Airports

Kuala Lumpur International Airport in Sepang

Bayan Lepas International Airport in Penang

Kuching International Airport

Langkawi International Airport

Road Network

Malaysia has nealy 1,200 kilometres of expressway connecting major cities such as Klang Valley, Johor Bahru and Penang.

In the Malay Peninsular, the North-South expressway connects Bukit Kayu Hitam in the north with Johor Baru in the south.

In East Malaysia and on the eastern coast of Peninsular Malaysia the road are still relatively undeveloped. PAssing through mountainous areas they are sharply curved and many are unmade.

BUYING PROPERTY IN MALAYSIA

Step 1 - Find Your Property
Use the link above to find your ideal property in Malaysia from the 1,000s of advertisers listing real estate on PropertyWorld.com.

Step 2 - Mortgages
If you are considering buying real estate in Malaysia, or anywhere else for that matter, the most widely used method of borrowing the funds to make the purchase is a mortgage. We have put together some useful information on funding your property purchase in Malaysia with a mortgage or home loan. There are also some great mortgage deals availale too. Click here for mortgage and home loan details. Problems with debt? See below for debt consolidation help. 

Mortgage Help
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Home Insurance
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Life Insurance
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Step 3 - Making Payment
If you need to send money to or from Malaysia for the purchase of a property (or for any other reason) our suggestions can help you obtain more currency with less worry when buying foreign currency.

Foreign Currency
If you need to purchase foreign currency before travelling to Malaysia we have...

Transfer Money Overseas
There are several ways to send money overseas (to or from Malaysia) including...

Education in Malaysia

Kindagarten
For three to six year olds, largely privately run.

Primary
Starts at seven year olds and runs for 6 years. The government runs two types of Primary school - Malay and Chinese or Tamil. By year 6 pupils will sit the Primary School Assessment Examination before moving up to Secondary education -

Secondary
In government-run secondary schools pupils are taught subjects in Malay and English. There are also 60 Chinese Independent High Schools, where most subjects are taught in Chinese.

International Schools
Australian International School
The Alice Smith School (British curriculum), The Garden International School (British curriculum)
The International School of Kuala Lumpur (American curriculum)
The Japanese School of Kuala Lumpur
The International School of Penang (International Baccalaureate and British curriculum)
Lycée Français de Kuala Lumpur (French curriculum

University
The two main public universities are the University of Malaya and the Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia. In addition, international universities have set up 'branch campusus' in Malaysia where students can study the courses and earn the qualifications of the 'headquarters'.

Credit Matters - Maintaining a good credit score is important if you intend to obtain credit in terms of a mortgage or other loan. See our Credit Report page. If you are experiencing problems with debt, including mortgage arrears and late payments on your personal loans you may wish to discuss your position with a credit counselor. They may recommend debt consolidation loan to reduce your monthly outgoings.

Debt Consolidation
If you are experiencing problems with debt, including mortgage arrears...

Credit Counseling
Whether you are able to maintain your credit payment or not you may find...

Free Credit Report
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Investment
- Generally speaking homes appreciate in value by approximately 4% or 5% per year, however this will vary from year to year and from neighborhood to neighborhood. Your rate of return on real estate in Malaysia may be higher than many other investments you make.

Vacation Rentals - Increasing numbers of investors using PropertyWorld.com are buying real estate in Malaysia with a view to using it as a vacation rental. The returns can be very good and the prices in some emerging markets are very attractive. A mortgage is often used to fund the purchase of a house / home or any property to be used as vacation rentals. We have provided some useful information on buying real estate in Malaysia

When renting a home in Malaysia you are usually limited to the changes/improvements you can make. When you own a house / home in Malaysia you can make almost any changes you want (subject to local planning restrictions). You benefit from living in the environment of your choice plus, in many cases, your improvements add to the value or saleability of your home.

Paying for your house / home depends for many people on their financial status and in most cases a mortgage is used to fund the purchase. We have provided useful information on buying real estate in Malaysia

It is important to remember that your home may be at risk if you do not keep up repayments on a mortgage or other loan secured on it.

If you do not already own a house / home you might consider renting a home in Malaysia while your real estate purchase proceeds.

Please view a selection of our featured real estate agents in Malaysia

We have many houses / homes for sale in Malaysia. We also have apartments for sale in Malaysia. You may be looking for a house / home for rent in Malaysia. Or alternatively an apartment or villa for rent in Malaysia. Offices, businesses or other commercial property in Malaysia can also be found here. If you are simply looking for real estate agents who deal in real estate property in Malaysia use our Agent tab at the top of this page. Some of the real estate agents listed deal in property for sale in Malaysia. Others specialise in property for rent in Malaysia. Some offer real estate for sale and for rent in Malaysia. In many cases vacation rentals in Malaysia are offered by the owners of the property but in some instances real estate agents offer vacation rentals in Malaysia.

Renting Property in Malaysia
Whether you are renting short or long term - ensure you are well informed....
Buying Property in Malaysia
Buying real estate is a major investment and should be preceded by as much research as possible...
Malaysia Vacation Rental Information
There are some important things to consider when planning to rent a vacation rental property....
Mortgage Help
Useful tips to consider when taking a mortgage to buy property in Malaysia...
Preparing Property to Sell in Malaysia
Gain the maximum possible sale price for your property...

Regions within Malaysia:

B - J - K - L - M - N - O - P - S - T - W

M
  Melaka
(1 listing)
S
  Sabah
(3 listings)
Selangor
(10 listings)
 
Today's Rates: 1 MYR = 0.31058 $ 1 MYR = 0.19175 £ 1 MYR = 0.23994 €
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