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Best Properties in Johor Bahru to Invest in Amidst the COVID-19 Pandemic

  • 2021-07-07 11:36:14




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While most reckon that purchasing a property amidst a pandemic is nothing short of a death wish, we disagree – and so do property whizzes and industrial experts. Now is certainly an ideal time to purchase a home in Malaysia. With the encouragement and support from the government and developers alike, it’d be a waste to not seize this marvellous opportunity to secure a home you can truly call your own!


An opportunity like this could never present itself ever again. Upon the imminent rise of the industry, property prices will start to skyrocket once again, and you’d most likely be sorry for not taking hold of this wonderful opportunity that has been served to you! Read on to find out more about the best properties that you should purchase in the midst of this pandemic.


For Mature Couples & Families: Skudai



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Skudai is a township in the heart of Johor Bahru that’s predominantly family-oriented. The area is filled with convenience and is extremely family-friendly, as there is a myriad of facilities that cater to the needs of families, big or small.


Furthermore, malls such as Paradigm Mall and Sutera Mall are just 2 of the many other malls in the vicinity that can easily provide you with your shopping, dining and banking needs. Educational institutes such as Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM) and Southern University College is just a stone throw away, enabling ease of access for families with school-going kids.


With properties ranging from apartments and condominiums to terraces and bungalows, Skudai is a great place for those looking to purchase or invest in a property in Johor Bahru!


For Young Adults & Expats: Mount Austin



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Mount Austin is located in Johor Bahru’s liveliest neighbourhood. Filled to the brim with hipster cafes and happening entertainment spots, it’s an absolute heaven for young party-goers and nightlife lovers! Young adults living in the Mount Austin vicinity have access to every basic amenity one would ever need.


From shopping malls such as Jusco and Tesco to medical facilities such as Sultan Ismail Hospital, there’s nothing you wouldn’t be able to find in this densely-packed neighbourhood in the heart of Johor Bahru. Apart from the trendy food spots that Mount Austin offers, the area also caters to Johor Bahru’s Sunway College campus and the prestigious Austin Heights International School.


Investing in any type of property in Mount Austin almost always guarantees success, thanks to the high volume of young adults and students roaming the vicinity, looking for places to stay!