Kuching

Median Price

RM 656k

Based on 2511 units sold preceding 12 mths.

Annual Growth

27.4%

Compound annual growth rate in median price.

Kuching is a well known city located in Sarawak and is the capital of the state. Kuching became the third capital of Sarawak in 1827. Kuching is a major food destination for tourist and is the main gateway for traveller visiting Sarawak and Borneo. It is the most populous city in Sarawak and houses the popular monument of a litter of cats. Apart from Kuching undergoing rapid urbanization, the towns in the area such as Kota Samaharan, Asajaya, Siburan and many more have undergone rapid urbanization as well.

Kuching is a gorgeous town that is bound to attract a vast number of tourists and even those looking to settle down. As such, the road network needs to keep up with the rapid growth of the population to avoid traffic congestion. There are major highways that ease the travel between towns and to other cities in Sarawak. Among the highways that one can make use of are Kuching – Serian Highway, Kuching Bypass, Kuching – Kota Samarahan and Matang Highway. These highways lead one to towns or cities such as Kota Sentosa, Simunjan and Kota Samaharan.

Kuching has a few museums that tell its story. For those who are interested in the history of Kuching would find these museums entertaining. Among the museums that one can visit while in Sarawak are the Sarawak State Museum, the Chinese History Museum and for those who absolutely adore cats, Kuching Cat Museum is a must. This particular museum showcases all types of art on cats. It is not only entertaining but also amusing. The Sarawak State Museum is the oldest Museum in Borneo and was designed based on the architecture of a Normandy town hall.

Kuching is a food haven for those in the west of Malaysia. Since it a city that has a blend of people of all ethnicity, the cuisine in Kuching is of wide variety. Among the dishes that one can enjoy in Kuching is the Sarawak laksa, kolo mee, midin belacan and linut. For those who enjoy cooking their own meal, there are grocery stores in the area that they can frequent to obtain their produce from. Ta Kiong Supermarket, Upwell Supermarket and H & L Supermarket Malihah are one of the many supermarkets in the area that one can frequent to obtain their fresh produce from.

Kuching is a wonderful city to live in for those who like the idea of moving to the west side of Malaysia.  Kuching is district that is very well developed and those living here can enjoy the availability of amenities in the area. One can enjoy a meal next to the beach at one of the restaurants located in Damai which is a 35 minutes drive away from Kuching. Kuching also lacks nothing as it has everything one could possibly needs even their medical faculties are widely available. Among the hospital available in Kuching are Sarawak General Hospital, Timberland Medical Centre and Sentosa Hospital.

Since Kuching is a city where people of different background reside in, there are a variety of education systems available. Families have access to schools in Kuching and the towns in the surrounding area. There are international and public schools that families can choose from. Batu Lintang National Secondary School, SMK Bandar Kuching 1 and SMK Tabuan Jaya are some of the public schools made available in Kuching. Tunku Putra, Borneo International School and Lodge International School are some of the international schools available.

Kuching is a district that is made up of mainly leasehold properties. The median price for the properties in Kuching is priced at RM 652 k whereas the median price per square feet is priced at RM 260. There are a total of 650 project listings as of now in Kuching. This showcases the variety of property type that home owners and investors can browse through to find the one they fancy such as Tabuan Tranquillity, Sapphire On The Park @ Kuching Paragon, Milan Square, Santubong Suites and The Cube @ Everbright Park.

Buying, selling, or investing property is a very big decision. Even moving to your desired location can sometimes be very emotional. Using data from more than 876 listings in Kuching, PropertyGuru aim to help you make the right decisions on selecting property, by providing you helpful news and property statistics such as median and growth in the area, but also our opinion on local neighborhood area.

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