Got A Question? Guide on some of the most commonly asked questions about buying, selling, renting, letting property in Penang, Malaysia.
Standard procedures for buying property in Penang, Malaysia
Standard procedures for renting property in Malaysia
Frequently Asked Questions for Condominium and Apartment Buying in Penang
Expatriate's Commonly Asked Questions about Penang
Malaysia MM2H - Malaysia My Second Home Program
Information for foreigners buying a property in Malaysia
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Choosing a property estate agent in Malaysia
Steps for helping your house to sell quickly
Steps for letting out your house quickly
Note: Ruling for foreigner purchaser: From 1st July 2012 the property value purchased has to be valued RM100,000 and above and for landed property RM2,000,000. Read more >> Malaysian Property News.
The Government of Malaysia has raise the service tax rate from 5% to 6% with effect from the 1st January 2011. All invoice billing made after 1st January 2011 will be subjected to the 6% tax rate.
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Tourism Malaysia: Welcome to Malaysia
The place is Malaysia. A bustling melting pot of Asia. For the perfect holiday full of surprises, eclectic cultures and natural wonders, the place is Malaysia.
For those who are new and have yet to visit the Pearl of Orient called Penang...
An online travel guide has picked Penang as one of the top 10 islands in the world “you must see before you die.”
Tourism Penang (The Official Website of Tourism Penang)
Virtual Tour of Penang
Penang Good Food Directory and Restaurant (Where to eat) All of Penang's good food!
Useful information and links
Department of Immigration Malaysia
The Employees Provident Fund (EPF)Inland Revenue Board (Income Tax Dept)
Penang Interior Designer and Contractor. Home renovation works such as masonry, tiling, carpentry and interior design.
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Penang Home Renovation: Contractor and Interior RENOVATION WORKS
Expatriates International Schools in Penang
Upland International School, Batu Ferringhi Penang Malaysia
Dalat International School, Tanjung Bungah Penang
St. Christopher's International Primary School of Penang, Georgetown
The built-up size of the property are in square feet. (1 meter = 3.28 feet Or 1 square foot = 0.093 square meter).
Since 1999 The Malaysian government has declared an additional rest day: The first Saturday of the month (or Thursday respectively for States that celebrate Fridays as a holiday). All government departments and most companies close on that day. ALL BANKS CLOSE on that first Saturday of the month.
Telephone Codes : Country code for Malaysia is 6 to be followed by City/State codes. To connect to an international call from Malaysia, dial 00 followed by the country code. To send an international fax, dial 00, followed by the country code.
To convert to Malaysian Ringgit : Currency Converter To Ringgit Malaysia (RM)
Malaysia Time Zone : GMT + 8
Malaysia Phone Code: 60
Penang Area Code: 4
Penang Dial Code: +604........
The Government of Malaysia has raise the service tax rate from 5%
to 6% with effect from the 1st January 2011. All invoice billing made after 1st
January 2011 will be subjected to the 6% tax rate.
Ruling for foreigners purchaser: From January 2010 the
value purchased has to be RM500,000 or above for State Consent. The approval will generally take
approximately 1-2 months. (But if you are under MM2H status, then
the minimum limit is RM250,000-00 subject to state approval)
Important points to note for foreigner before buying a property in Penang Malaysia
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