Top 5 apartments you can afford for less than RM2000/month in Petaling Jaya

The Movement Control Order (MCO) has made us realised that having a cozy and functional home is very important, especially when you’re grounded at home and can’t go anywhere! A comfortable home may not only function as your living space, but can also be your “home office” as “working from home” is getting more popular and possible nowadays.

Petaling Jaya, being one of the best neighbourhoods to stay in Klang Valley, is the ideal place for many but very often put off by its perceived high price tag.  Fret not! Today we’ve handpicked 5 apartments in Petaling Jaya that you can call it your home for less than RM2,000 a month! These are all completed properties where you can just pack and move in immediately. Not only that, they are all strategically located where you don’t even need to drive out to get all your necessity and chores done! With the interest rate at its historical low now, when is the best time to buy property if not now?

1. Pacific 63

Developer: Island Circle Development Sdn Bhd
Location: Seksyen 13, Petaling Jaya
Total no.of units:
260 units
Tenure: Leasehold 99-year
Land Title: Commercial
Built-Up: 480 – 1,181 sqft
Year of Completion: 2018
Recent Transactions: 

Date Size Transacted Price Monthly Instalment
1. Oct 2019 520 sqft RM350,000 (RM673 psf) RM1,380
2. Sep 2019 480 sqft RM338,000 (RM704 psf) RM1,332
3. Aug 2019 520 sqft RM345,000 (RM663 psf) RM1,360

Review: Pacific 63 is strategically located at the heart of Section 13, Petaling Jaya. Residents can enjoy the convenience of walking to Jaya One which is just located opposite the property. There are plenty of eateries and services available at Jaya One, with a new Aeon Big Supermarket opening soon in 2H2020. The almost completed Pacific Star by the same developer which is located a stone throw away will be opening soon, which will offer more retail options for residents. For less than RM1,400 a month, you can stay in the center of PJ where all the activities revolve around you!

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2. Tropicana Tropics

Developer: Tropicana Corporation
Location: SS2, Petaling Jaya
Total no.of units:
601 units
Tenure: Freehold
Land Title: Commercial
Built-Up: 625 – 1,176 sqft
Year of Completion: 2009
Recent Transactions: 

Date Size Transacted Price Monthly Instalment
1. Dec 2019 625 sqft RM475,000 (RM760 psf) RM1,958
2. Oct 2019 625 sqft RM480,000 (RM769 psf) RM1,978

Review: Although this is the oldest in the list, the property is well maintained and the biggest draw is the apartment is connected to 3 Damansara shopping mall. The mixed development, comprises of residential, retail mall and office tower, was developed by Tropicana Corporation back in 2009. The mall and office tower is currently managed by Bursa listed CapitaLand Mall Malaysia Trust (CMMT). If having a mall is not enough for you, there are Atria Shopping Mall, Starling Mall, Glo Damansara all located within 2km radius. It is also within ‘walking distance’ to TTDI MRT Station, although the walk may be unpleasant to some. The 1+1 unit is going at sub RM500,000 price tag and you can own it for less than RM2,000 a month!

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3. Seventeen Residence (Biji Living) 

Developer: Conlay
Location: Section 17, Petaling Jaya
Total no.of units:
425 units
Tenure: Freehold
Land Title: Commercial
Built-Up: 550 – 1,095 sqft
Year of Completion: 2018
Recent Transactions: 

Date Size Transacted Price Monthly Instalment
1. Aug 2019 550 sqft RM475,000 (RM864 psf) RM1,872
2. Aug 2019 550 sqft RM485,000 (RM882 psf) RM1,911

Review: One of the newest additions in PJ, the condo is located in the middle of a matured landed housing area. It is surrounded by commercial shops, where you can get all your necessity within walking distance. You can also find a traditional wet market and a modern grocery supermarket (Aeon Max Value) right next to you. The apartment is located on top of a small retail mall called Seventeen Mall. This little commercial area in Section 17 is quite popular among the locals so the traffic could be a lil bit busy during the rush hour.

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4. PJ Midtown

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Developer: IOI Properties, Sime Darby and Brunsfield
Location: Section 13, Petaling Jaya
Total no.of units:
738 units
Tenure: Leasehold
Land Title: Commercial
Built-Up: 613 – 1,227 sqft
Year of Completion: 2019
Recent Transactions: 

No recent transactions as the property is new. Asking price is listed below.

Size Asking Price Monthly Instalment
1. 613 sqft RM480,000 (RM783 psf) RM1,891

Review: A spanking new addition to Section 13, Petaling Jaya, it is a joint development by 3 big developers – Sime Darby, IOI Properties and Brunsfield. It is located at a slightly quiet part of Section 13, with great accessibility and easy access to SPRINT highway, Federal Highway and Asia Jaya LRT station. The 613 sqft unit comes with 1 bedroom and 1 car park. It is also near to Section 14 commercial area where you can find Jaya Shopping Center and Digital Mall there. There is also commercial retail space below the apartment to serve your needs.

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5. Highpark Suites

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Developer: Gamuda Land
Location: Kelana Jaya, Petaling Jaya
Total no.of units:
1,024 units
Tenure: Freehold
Land Title: Commercial
Built-Up: 452 – 840 sqft
Year of Completion: 2019
Recent Transactions: 

No recent transactions as the property is new. Asking price is listed below.

Size Asking Price Monthly Instalment
1. 452 sqft RM450,000 (RM1,000 psf) RM1,773

Review: Highpark Suites is located just across Paradigm Mall at Kelana Jaya. Newly developed by one of the top developers in Malaysia – Gamuda Land, the development boasts its expansive facilities which include 50m Olympic-length swimming pool, an Aqua Gym, poolside cabana, putting green and a private 1-km jogging track, all located on its 3.38-acre greenscapes podium. It is also located next to Giant Hypermarket and the SS4 commercial area, where you can get all your daily needs settled without having to drive out!

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Let us know if you like this series and we will continue to recommend more properties for you!


Note: Monthly instalment is calculated based on 3.3% interest rate, 90% LTV ratio and 30 years loan tenure. 

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