7 properties in Johor you can afford with RM2, 500 monthly instalment

Johor offers residential properties for individuals, couples, and families that you can afford with RM 2,500 monthly instalment.

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Johor is not only favoured by expats due to its proximity to Singapore, but it is also an ideal location for practically everyone to live in. With a high human development index (HDI) of 0.81 in terms of the people’s life expectancy, the standard of living and knowledge status, it is the perfect area for those looking to settle down in Johor.

Also, you might want to check out the Home Ownership Campaign (HOC). It is an initiative by the government where at least 10% discount will be given to home buyers by developers. Not just that, stamp duty will be waived on the instrument of transfer and loan agreement for houses priced between RM300, 001 and RM1 million for first-time house buyers.

We’ve also found several properties in Johor that you can afford with RM2, 500 monthly instalment. Let’s check them out!

NOTE: The monthly instalment calculations were made using our home loan calculator, utilizing the following terms: 35-year loan tenure at a 4.7% interest and a 10% down payment. Meanwhile, the recommended household income utilises the housing cost burden or 30% rule, where the stated minimum sum equals 35% of the calculated monthly instalment.

1. Perling Heights Apartment, Taman Perling, Perling

Perling Heights Apartment is a freehold property comprises of 222 residential units. It is also adjacent to other neighbourhoods like Taman Seri Baiduri, Taman Permata and Taman D’Utama. The apartment features facilities that include 24-hour security, swimming pool, clubhouse, gym, landscaped garden and also a playground.

Price: from RM 245, 000

Monthly instalment: RM 1, 200/ month

Built-up size: 640 sf – 1, 604 sf 

Amenities: There are abundant of amenities within its vicinity. SK Taman Perling 3 is 900 m away, SMK Seri Perling is about 2 km away, while SJK (C) Pei Hwa is 3.5 away or about a 10-minute drive from the apartment. Not just that, grocery shopping is a breeze for the residents! Hypermarkets like AEON Bukit Indah (3.6 km), Tesco Bukit Indah (3.3 km), Giant Taman Nusa Bestari (2.8 km), Giant Perling Mall (3.6 km) are all within 10-15 minutes’ drive.

Getting around: The apartment is accessible via Sultan Iskandar Highway which has easy access to Malaysia – Singapore Second Link. It is also connected to Jalan Belibis, Jalan Simbang, and Jalan Sutera.

 2. Harmoni Permai – Bandar Universiti Pagoh, Pagoh

Artist’s impression of Harmoni Permai. © iProperty.com.my

Harmoni Permai is an enclave housing area with an emphasis on green living. It features landscaped lakes, recreational parks, and gardens as well as bicycle lanes and covered walkways. Each home offers an open-concept style. Harmoni Permai will be completed in April 2021, with a total of 112 leasehold units for sale.

Price: from RM 449, 888

Monthly instalment: RM 1, 967/ month

Built-up size: 1, 435 sf – 1, 473 sf

Amenities: The nearest schools are SJK(C) Pengkalan Bukit (2.38km) and SMK Sultan Alaudin Riayat Shah (5.21km). For grocery runs, the Pasar Awam Pagoh is 3.76km away. Other nearby amenities include Sports Complex Pagoh (3.65km) and Pagoh Post Office (4.30km).

Getting around: Harmoni Permai is located right next to North-South Expressway (Pagoh Toll Plaza exit), which is connected to Jalan Muar-Labis that will lead you to the property.

3. Emerald Garden 2 – Bandar Putera Indah, Batu Pahat

Emerald Garden 2 is part of the Bandar Putera Indah township within Batu Pahat, featuring 1-storey terrace houses as part of the mix. Soon to be completed in 2019, there are 186 freehold units in total. It is surrounded by facilities including money-market, eateries, playground, salon, self-service laundry, shop, and auto service centre.

Price: from RM 313, 500

Monthly instalment: RM 1, 370/ month

Built-up size: 1, 498 sf – 1, 602 sf

Amenities: The township is 10.49km away from Batu Pahat. The nearest school is SMK Tunku Putra, which is 2.59km far. For grocery runs, the nearest markets are Kedai Runcit Sin Nam Huat (1.51km) and Econsave Cash & Carry (4.22km). The Klinik Kesihatan Tongkang Pecah is 3.67km away from Emerald Garden 2.

Getting around: The township is accessible via the Yong Peng Toll which is also connected to the North-South Expressway.

4. Meridin Suites ResidencesIskandar Puteri (Nusajaya)

Meridin Suites Resideces. © iProperty.com.my

Meridin Suites Residences is a modern condominium with an optional full furnishing package featuring resort-style facilities and scenic views of Medini’s lush landscape. Strategically located in Jalan Legoland, the leasehold condo comprises of 756 units. Its facilities include BBQ area, business centre, gym, jacuzzi, playground, swimming pool, 24-hour security, yoga deck, multipurpose hall, reading room, and gaming room.

Price: from RM230, 000

Monthly instalment: RM 1, 005/ month

Built-up size: 570 sf – 2, 134 sf

Amenities: The nearest educational institutions are SMK Medini (2.15km), Raffles American School (2.69km), Marlborough College (2.80km), University of Reading Malaysia (1.81km), Newcastle University Medicine Malaysia (1.95km), and University of Southampton Malaysia (2.15km). For visits to the doctor, head over to Gleneagles Medini Hospital (807.47m). Stock up your pantry by shopping at Bazar Mydin Anjung Nusajaya (1.38km).

Getting around: Meridin is easily accessible via the Sultan Iskandar Highway, which is also connected to the Second Link Expressway. You can board a ferry at the nearby Puteri Harbour International Ferry Terminal, located about 3.47km away.

5. Jauhar Homes @ Kempas – Kempas Baru, Johor Bahru

2.5-storey terrace houses at Jauhar Homes. © iProperty.com.my

Jauhar Homes is a new development featuring 2.5-storey terrace houses. The project is to be completed in 2019 and comprises of 71 leasehold units. There are two different floor plans to choose from, and each house comes with a spacious balcony.

Price: from RM 434, 078

Monthly instalment: RM 1, 898/ month

Built-up size: 1, 500 sf – 1, 800 sf

Amenities: Johor Bahru City Centre is located 5.36km away, with nearby amenities that include SK Kompleks Uda (1.06km), SK Bandar Uda 2 (1.12km), Pasar Tani Bandar Baru Uda (1.11km), and KSL City Mall (4.96km).

Getting around: You can access Jauhar Homes from Sultan Iskandar Highway, which is connected to Jalan Tun Abdul Razak that leads you all the way to Singapore (Woodlands Checkpoint). JB Sentral is 5.77km away.

6. Taman Pulai MutiaraSkudai

Taman Pulai Mutiara is a new integrated development with amenities in a self-contained township. It offers a wide selection of freehold residential homes ranging from 2-storey and 3-storey terrace homes to cluster and semi-detached houses as well as commercial shops.

Price: from RM405, 000

Monthly instalment: RM1, 770/ month

Built-up size: 1, 170 sf

Amenities: The nearest schools are SK Taman Universiti 2 (3.43km) and Tenby International School (4.15km). For shopping, there are AEON Taman Universiti (5.43km) and U Mall (4.82km) nearby. The Ulu Choh Police Station is 4.10km away.

Getting around: You can access the township via Jalan Tanjung Kupang which is connected to the Second Link Expressway. To go to Singapore, the Tuas Checkpoint is about 21.62km away.

 7. Elminia @ Impiana Casa – Bandar Seri Impian, Kluang

Artist’s impression of Elminia© iProperty.com.my

Surrounded by greenery and scenic views, Elminia features 2-storey terrace homes with facilities that include an amphitheatre, burrow walk, gazebo, fitness station, basketball court, stepping stone, tai chi lawn, tree house, and playground. The freehold property will be completed in September 2019, with a total of 138 units for sale.

Price: from RM 458, 888

Monthly instalment: RM 2, 006/ month

Built-up size: from 2, 097 sf

Amenities: The closest schools are SK Kampong Melayu (1.88km), SMK Canossian Convent (1.84km), and SMK Tun Hussein Onn (1.93km). For shopping, Kluang Mall is 996m away, while Giant Supermarket Kluang is 2.43km. KPJ Kluang Utama Specialist Hospital is 2.53km from Elminia, and if you’re ever in need of medicines over the counter, Watson Pharmacy Kluang is merely 1.16km away.

Getting around: Elminia is accessible via Jalan Hospital, which is connected to Jalan Batu Pahat, Jalan Mersing, and Jalan Kota Tinggi-Kluang. Kluang KTM Station is 772m away. 

Don’t stop looking for your dream home just yet. Check out iProperty.com.my for more affordable residential properties in Johor and just LoanCare to check your home loan eligibility and to increase your chances of getting a home loan approval from up to 17 banks.

 Edited by Rebecca Hani Romeli