As each year passes by, you might find yourself feeling even more stressed out than usual to find a property of your own. And not just any property in the market, but the RIGHT one that ticks almost all the boxes on your checklist.

There are so many properties to choose from, so how do you decide? Terraced home or serviced apartment? Taking the plunge into property ownership is a gigantic milestone that everybody, regardless of how many digits there are in your bank account, needs to plan carefully before finally landing on The One.

Of course, you’d most likely have a few essential aspects in mind when thinking of a property to buy, like the built-up, location, investment potential, whether it’s facing the east or west.

Well, to help you avoid any major property buying mistakes, we’re here to share these 3 additional tips for selecting and buying a property!


1) Choose a Reputable Developer

When it boils down to choosing between two or more developers, it’s always best to go with one that’s reliable and established, has a good record of delivering quality projects, and most importantly, has not been blacklisted by the Malaysian Ministry of Housing and Local Government!

Selecting a bad developer can be a major pain because there are many risks involved like the project being abandoned, unhonoured claims, and many more.

Luckily, you can count on excellence-standard homes at an affordable price tag with Mahajaya! With close to 30 years of experience building homes in Malaysia, they place extra emphasis on their projects to be built and centred around the family and community.

Their past accolades include the mixed development township in Bandar Damai Perdana, Cheras; Residensi Gembira 33 in Kuchai Lama; Taman Damai Utama in Puchong; Desa Petaling in KL; Taman Alam Indah in Shah Alam; Sutera Lama in Port Dickson; Taman Tan Sri Yaakob in JB; and Kota Laksamana in Melaka.

As they continuously strive to deliver worthy homes that are also cost-efficient, aspiring homeowners can look forward to their upcoming project — 118 Residence in Puchong!


2) Think Long-Term

Property prices are not the same as they were decades ago; so much so that it’s now a guessing game as to whether the home you’re buying is truly value for money, and will earn you a good return on investment.

If you don’t have any requirements for your dream home, good for you! However, buying a property that doesn’t suit your needs, present and future included, could backfire greatly.

You might save on the price of the property but in return, spend more on commuting and time spent travelling, which takes away precious moments you can spend with your family.

Likewise, if you have a 10-year plan to have a few kids, that 2-bedroom condominium isn’t such a good idea as it won’t be able to accommodate your entire family. Kids grow fast, and they’re going to need lots of space!

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Which is why 118 Residence is an ideal project for not just families, but anybody seeking a landed property in a strategic location! Situated in Taman Damai Utama, Puchong, a stone’s throw away from Bandar Kinrara, these 2-storey terraced homes are low-density with only 118 units spread over 5.26 acres.

Living here will provide you with seamless connectivity to anywhere you need to go, via highways such as the LDP, MRR2, NKVE, NPE, and Bukit Jalil Highway. Alternatively, residents can also choose to commute using public transport hubs with 2 LRT stations close by — the Kinrara BK5 and Alam Sutera stations.

Because 118 Residence is located in a matured township with many commercial areas and schools within the proximity, it reduces the need to travel far for necessities. Besides that, IOI Shopping Mall, Giant Hypermarket, Sunway Pyramid is just within driving distance and the highly anticipated Pavilion Bukit Jalil will be completed soon, so there’ll be even more options for food, shopping, and entertainment!

Buying a property is not just about convenience but also safety, so rest assured your home and your family is in good hands as 118 Residences is a fully guarded community, designed for the well-being of your family and the community.


3) Avoid Overspending And Know Your Affordability

We know the temptation of seeing a big, beautiful home and imagining the endless possibilities of a life there — a private home cinema, minibar, or your very own vegetable patch, for starters!

But wait, how much would that cost and are you able to afford it?

Affordability plays a big role in securing and owning a property. To gauge your property affordability beforehand, you can get a home loan pre-approval to calculate how much of a loan you’re able to secure, thus, pinpointing what you can afford.

If an affordable home or an extra private game room is something you’ve always wanted, 118 Residence might just help you translate them into reality. These homes range from 2,251 sq ft – 3,717 sq ft with at least 4 bedrooms and 4 or 5 bathrooms, offering plenty of space for kids and pets. The homes have a starting price at RM800,000+ with the price per square feet at RM300+/psf.

The high ceilings on both floors allow ample sunlight to fill the space and provides plenty of room for innovative interior design that’ll have your guests marvelling as soon as they walk in. The unique sky-roof also provides natural light throughout, making the home feel truly spacious with a large built-up of minimum 2,251 sq ft. This also means that you can save on renovation costs, since there’s no need for any expansions!

To top it all off, 118 Residence is next to the Ayer Hitam Forest Reserve, providing respite for the eyes and soul to indulge in greenery and fresh air, plus a lovely view of nature! For more outdoor activities, hit the community park and playground to sweat it out or for a nice, evening stroll.

If you have dreams of living in a low density landed property and truly feeling the vibe of a community come together, look no further than 118 Residence!

118 Residence is targeting to launch by early 2021. Register your interest now at their official website or contacting them at +6012-3995513!