Foreign Buyer's Guide

Why you are encouraged to invest in Malaysia?

Malaysia is a great place for foreigners to set up their second home or find a property to invest because of the following reasons:

Currently there is no limit on the number of residential properties that a foreigner can purchase. The entire buying process is the same as a local buyer, aside from several rules and restrictions. Here is a general guideline of the terms and conditions, but do seek a lawyer’s advise about specific issues relating to the purchase of any property in Malaysia.

Properties that foreigners CANNOT own:

* Except for My Malaysia Second Home (MM2H) visa holder that the minimum purchase price is established by the respectively state authorities. For Perak, the minimum property price is RM 350,000.

Malaysia My Second Home (MM2H)

ABOUT MM2H PROGRAMME

Malaysia My Second Home (MM2H) Programme is promoted by the Government of Malaysia to allow foreigners who fulfill certain criteria, to stay in Malaysia for as long as possible on a multiple-entry social visit pass.

The Social Visit Pass is initially for a period of ten (10) years, and is renewable.

Eligibility

It is open to citizens of all countries recognised by Malaysia regardless of race, religion, gender or age. Applicants are allowed to bring their spouses and unmarried children below the age of 21 as dependants.

Steps to Apply

Benefit of Purchasing House in Malaysia

If you are MM2H visa holder, you can purchase any number of residential property in Malaysia, subject to the minimum price established for foreigners by the difference states. The minimum purchase price is not standardlized between states.

Property Purchase For MM2H Participants As At 7th May 2014

No.
State
Price (RM)
01.
Terrengganu
1,000,000
02.
Johor
1,000,000
03.
Pahang
1,000,000
04.
W. P. Kuala Lumpur
1,000,000
05.
Negeri Sembilan
1,000,000
06.
W. P. Putrajaya
1,000,000
07.
Perlis
500,000
08.
Sabah
500,000
09.
Selangor
500,000
10.
Kelantan
500,000
11.
Melaka
500,000 (Strata Title)
1,000,000 (Individual Title)
12.
Pulau Pinang
500,000 (2 units)
13.
Perak
350,000
14.
Sarawak
300,000
15.
Kedah
500,000

For more information, please refer to MM2H website.

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