To sell the house out….it’s not just merely advertising it up and wait for the bait, right? Right.Read more
Kuala Lumpur, March 13: Dressed in a casual pair of jeans, t-shirt and sneakers, a woman is cat-called at and asked by men if she could ‘provide them with services’. Shocked and angry, she turns him down.Read more
Beautiful people, stunning cultures and exotic languages – what’s not to like?Read more
Malaysia’s history as a former British colony is well-known, but none should forget that its historical roots stretch back to millennia ago…in a unique brew of Hindu, Buddhist and 12th Century Muslim sultanates. Colonisation by the European started with the Portuguese in 1511 and the Dutch in 1641 before the British took their place, resulting in a strange, vibrant culture that is unique to Malaysia till this day.Read more
You are the boss. You can make it as big as you want it to be.Read more
Just like how each story has a beginning, the story of Cyberjaya begins in the mid-90s as an undeveloped piece of land 40km south of Kuala Lumpur.Read more
When is the best time to buy a house?Read more
Is it in today’s house market still interesting for Malaysian Millennials to buy a house or is renting the next big thing? Is the next generation still able or willing to buy a new house? And how are companies in the market reacting to shift in the current house market?Read more
Sometimes, it’s hard to believe that Bangsar has evolved from an unobtrusive residential area to a cafe aficionado’s paradise, complete with popular bars and pubs.Read more
Property types in Malaysia are pretty diverse. Today SPEEDHOME examines the many type of houses in Malaysia, or the types of properties to see which would be suitable for your palette.Read more
So, all the drama around searching for, negotiating and finally signing the deal on your new rental home in Malaysia is finally over. Whew! It is an ordeal right?
With SPEEDHOME, your journey has been a lot easier. (Heads nodding!)
Well as any self-respecting woman will tell you, getting into the new rented space is not the end of the story. It is the start of a journey – to make a home out of four bare walls and a roof. Men, do not groan. SPEEDHOME is here to the rescue.
Today we will hook you up with a flaming hot list of affordable mobile apps to decorate your rental home and create a beautiful personal space you can be proud of. Without the hassle of racking your brains or hiring a personal decorator (the missus may ask but the mister won’t).Read more
Malaysia has always being popular for its tourism destinations. Which leads to a booming homestay market. Today SPEEDHOME examines the locations around Malaysia that have been popular with homestay program.Read more
Scrolling through social media and for some reason, more and more youngins are having a place of their own. And you, in your 20s, not sure what is going on, or even what went wrong.Read more
You, a tenant just renewed the tenancy agreement on your rented house and you got the permission from your landlord to make some changes. So you choose to improve the atmosphere in your house. Here are a few little changes that can make your house look a lot better without spending a lot of money or time.Read more
Zero waste probably sounds like a dream, doesn’t it? You want to be environmental-friendly and cut down on wastage but aren’t sure how to go about it. You have a pile of garbage or storeroom full of junk that you’ve never cleaned out cause well, life.Read more
The vibrant capital of Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, affectionately known by the locals as “KL”, boasts the stunning Petronas Twin Towers, a variety of shopping malls and street markets and more.Read more
Ever wondered what kind of house you should buy?Read more
Good news for those who haven’t declared their income! You can enjoy a lower penalty rate if you declare your income during the Special Voluntary Disclosure Programme (PKPS).Read more
Are you still young, free and eager to see the world? Then you should go and visit these five amazing places before it is too late.Read more
Owh boy, the age old questions of figuring out if renting a house is better than buying one. If you talked to any aunty,uncle, amma or appa, they will obviously tell you that owning a house is better, but if we dig deeper, is that really the case?Read more
Before entering the depths of renting, let’s first establish an understanding of the basics of tenancy.Read more
So you’re looking for a place to stay in (permanently) but you’re not sure where to start.Read more
How much do you know about Sabah and Sarawak? Here are 10 facts about them that you might not have known.Read more
Kuala Lumpur has a lot of condominiums. Therefore it could be difficult to choose which condo to choose for rent or investment. But no worries!
With an oversupply of houses and increased cost of living, it’s not uncommon to say that Malaysians who are looking for homes have the short straw. The median price of a house in Kuala Lumpur is about RM550,000 as per Q3 2018 data while Putrajaya has a median of RM400,000 and Selangor RM382,000. It feels as if they’re getting more and more expensive every year, honestly.Read more
Have some rooms that need an interior design makeover? Or change of decoration? Check out Malaysia’s Best 10 Home & Deco magazines. Spilling all about KL’s interior deco secrets!Read more
Screaming bosses, unappreciative colleagues and endless traffic.Read more
Getting a property in Malaysia can be tedious for foreigners regardless with or without an agent. Before taking a huge step that you are unsure of, here is the foreigner’s survival guide to make Malaysia your second home.Read more
Most of us can agree that saving money isn’t an enjoyable task, right?
Setting our hard-earned income aside often takes away from our social lives, hobbies, and interests. We have to cut back on ordering takeout, shopping with friends, funding our side hustles, and even splurging on morning coffee in exchange to have enough money to tuck away into our savings accounts. All for the mortgage down-payment.
Where’s the fun in that?
Well actually it can not be exhausting. Here are five ways to make building your savings account fun:Read more
Petaling Jaya, March 13: It’s been almost a year since the change of government, but the problem of racial discrimination still remains in Malaysia.Read more
Co-housing, otherwise known as shared living is becoming increasingly popular as people from all walks of life band together in one shared community and live life together. All residents share living space and usually value transparency, collaboration and social networking. Co-housing generally prioritizes sustainable living, a close-knit community and privacy.
One of the best feelings in the world is when you nailed a job interview and landed your dream job.The next things is you just need to find a house to rent.Read more
Let’s face it, we usually don’t like doing house chores. Especially if we’re working people with full-time jobs. By the time we get home we’re already super tired and just want to go to bed. Cause beds are comfy. Especially when it’s raining, we don’t want to get up…Read more
‘I really want to buy a house,’ you think.Read more
So August is over and September’s almost over!Read more
Imagine this, Aishah (fictional character) is on her way getting her first apartment. She did research on what she wants, her agent has found a perfect home for Aishah. It is also within her budget, All is good.Read more
SPEEDHOME marks its 20th month since the ideation stage, it came a long way. In the past 20 months, many things have evolved. I wish to share the story of SPEEDHOME with you, be it you are part of the startup community at large, our beloved app members or even the agents who were worried of SPEEDHOME.Read more
Tenancy agreement is very important for both of the landlord and tenant. As a landlord, you would like to have your property well protected and away from unwanted troubles. As a tenant, you would like to have your interest protected during the tenancy period so your deposits is protected and avoid any legal action taken by the landlord. Hence, it is very important that the tenancy agreement is being written properly.Read more
Exotic secluded beaches, fantastic food paradise, abundant nature activities and rich with culture, none other, than Malaysia! Do you know that living in Malaysia is like visiting multiple countries at the same time?Read more
You’re working, you have enough funds and you want to buy a house!Read more
“Eh, this fella Chinese, confirm smart one!”Read more
Ever feel like you want to just chill outside with the fresh air? But the backyard looks juuuust a little bit off and you want to renovate and give your backyard a makeover… Here’re some backyard patio ideas (that’ll make you want to buy the house) 😉
These days, it’s really hard to know who you can trust, much less what company you can trust. And even then, a lot of times, you don’t really trust them entirely either. This goes for everything, even professional services.Read more
As we all know, Malaysia’s property market at the moment is currently as slow and sluggish as a snail. How so?Read more