Buying a Johor Bahru house for sale can be daunting especially if you are a first-time buyer. There are many things to take note of before you finally get to move into your very own home.
So, here are some helpful tips to help you secure the Johor Bahru house of your dreams.
Location is one of the more important, if not the most imperative, factor when considering buying a Johor Bahru house for sale. However, you shouldn’t just rely on the fancy marketing collaterals but instead, you should check out the area in person yourself. Doing this, you will get a better feel of the area and make the right decision.
An ideal location is when factors such as accessibility, convenience and connectivity are addressed – for example, being near a major highway for easy access out of the area, or nearby supermarkets for grocery runs. Moreover, the location also affects the neighbourhood you will live within. This means location influences the community, who your neighbours will be, as well as safety aspects.
Other factors you should look into include educational institutions or schools nearby that you can send your kids to, which you can define by setting your own family goals. Additionally, the location also affects factors such as your future property value as well, so choose wisely.
If you are buying a new house project in Johor Bahru, it is always wise to research the developer. Knowing the developer’s reputation is crucial as this gives you insight into the type of house you are buying.
So, what makes a good developer? The obvious reason would be their reputation which can be judged based on the success of the projects they have built. You could also check out what awards they have won, as well as where their new house projects are located in Johor Bahru.
When finding a house, you’re bound to have to decide between a landed house for sale in Johor Bahru or an apartment. However, each property type has its own perks. One of the main advantages to buying a landed house for sale in Johor Bahru is that you get to enjoy a larger land area – if you stumble upon the right house. But landed JB houses for sale might be costly because of its built-up size. This is why many opt for apartments instead.
Apartments are a great choice, especially for families and young couples. Apartments, especially serviced apartments, come with various facilities including swimming pools, clubhouses, common social spaces, gardens, barbeque areas, gyms, and more that are perfect for people from kids to adults. Apart from that, apartments have the added value of security for residents to feel safe and sound. Facilities are also usually at a hotel-like standard at serviced apartments.
For new houses for sale in Johor Bahru, we encourage you to check out Taman Mount Austin as the area is a mature neighbourhood with even better potential in the future – this can give you better rental yields should you decide to rent out your house, as well as a higher price in the future when you opt to sell it off.
Taman Mount Austin is also reachable via the North-South Highway, as well as the Johor Bahru Eastern Dispersal Link Expressway. It’s known as a hotspot for various food and beverage types. You can even expect plenty of bubble tea franchises, dessert spots, and different cuisine that make it the perfect area for a food hunt. The best part is that it’s usually just at the doorstep of Johor Bahru houses in Taman Mount Austin.
Additionally, Taman Mount Austin itself is popularly frequented by foreigners and those from other states as well, which drives up the market value of the location itself and your Johor Bahru house in the future.
But like we mentioned above, apartments are a great choice as well. Hence, we have a special sneak peek of an up-and-coming service apartment that is set to be built at Taman Mount Austin.
The service apartment we’re referring to is M Minori, which is the first “M” series for Mah Sing Group in Johor Bahru.
Mah Sing’s M Series revolves around the concept of affordable homes in prime locations that value easy access to amenities, as well as being surrounded by perks of connectivity and established infrastructures.
Especially great for young homeowners, Mah Sing’s M Series are made to be located in city centres, or as landed linked homes in suburban areas to offer residents the best lifestyle aspects.
The location of M Minori will also be near 11 educational institutions, as well as shopping malls including AEON Tebrau, IKEA Tebrau, Lotus’s Tebrau, Lotus’s Setia Tropika, AEON Dato’ Onn, Toppen Shopping Centre, Mid Valley South, Lotus’s and more. It is also next to McDonalds and Starbucks!
This freehold property will feature three blocks of approximately 1,500 units. You can choose to buy from four types of units including a studio and three-bedroom unit. Sounds good? So, if you are scouting for a new house for sale in Johor Bahru, check out M Minori too!