Melaka, Malaysia

Melaka is Malaysia's third smallest state that is located in the southern region of the country peninsula. Established by Parameswara in 1402, it has since then been conquered by Portuguese, Dutch, British, and briefly by Japan, before becoming part of the Malayan Union on 1 April 1946. Commonly referred to as a 'historical city', it has always been popular with foreigners and also Malaysians for its historical sites, especially the A Famosa, St. Paul's Church and Christ Church. It is recognised as a UNESCO World Heritage site together with Georgetown of Penang.

According to a legend, the Emperor of China sent a princess named Hang Li Po, to marry the Sultan of Melaka as a token of appreciation for his tribute and the nobles and servants who accompanied the princess settled in Bukit Cina and eventually grew into a class of Straits-born Chinese known as the Peranakans or also more commonly referred to as 'Baba-Nyonya'. Presently, the Baba-Nyonya culture and heritage, and of course its cuisine, are also driving factors for people to flock over to Melaka. The fact that it is just about 2 hours drive away from Kuala Lumpur, makes it a perfect destination for short trips to just dwell in the past, visit museums, enjoy the environment and even go on a food hunt. Talking about food hunt, Melaka strives to keep up with the tourism trend by having insta-worthy cafes and hotspots that people wouldn't want to miss. With that being said, the traffic condition usually gets worse during public and school holidays.

The following shows the residential property transactions in Melaka over the last few years:

There is also good news for Melaka, according to the news, the KAJ Development has regained its port operating licence for the Melaka Gateway and cruise terminal jetty in May 2019. With that being done, Datuk Michelle Ong, CEO of KAJ Development Sdn Bhd told The Star that the international cruise terminal would be completed in September 2020 or earlier with expectation of tourists arriving at the state by cruise ships to spend a minimum of 200 USD each, which would enhance the state's revenue.

Latest Melaka for sale listings:

DateTypeBuilt-upPrice
TodayTerrace1,400 sfRM420,000
TodayTerrace3,100 sfRM500,000
01-Apr-20Condominium1,200 sfRM368,000
01-Apr-20Low-Cost Flat732 sfRM138,000
01-Apr-20Low-Cost Flat861 sfRM198,000
01-Apr-20Condominium854 sfRM340,000
29-Mar-20Agricultural Land-NA-RM4,256,827
29-Mar-20Agricultural Land-NA-RM1,500,000
29-Mar-20Agricultural Land-NA-RM3,346,497
29-Mar-20Agricultural Land-NA-RM150,000

Latest Melaka for rent listings:

DateTypeBuilt-upRental
TodayRoom In House-NA-RM550
TodayRoom In House-NA-RM550
YesterdayCondominium854 sfRM1,700
YesterdayCondominium1,000 sfRM1,600
YesterdayCondominium1,000 sfRM1,600
YesterdayRoom In House-NA-RM430
YesterdayLow-Cost Flat700 sfRM400
31-Mar-20Room In Apartment-NA-RM150
31-Mar-20Room In House-NA-RM200
30-Mar-20Room In Apartment-NA-RM300
3 user comments on Melaka

The place aren't hassle and still a lot of vacant shop unit still not occupy.Bussines were slow due to lack of trader take those empty shop.However,the resident area are well maintain with personel guard in each block units of the house section.

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Lowyat Forum
04 Apr 2012 @ 12:00 AM

Paya Rumput Pros: freehold, good quality, unifi ready, hospital nearby, school nearby, more shops at cheng, Tesco nearby.
Paya Rumput Cons: too many traffic light after alor gajah toll, traffic jam after tesco toward city centre, less develop place currently (will change in future), small road in taman, too many unit could be trouble.

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Google Reviews
26 Jun 2019 @ 12:00 AM

A garden constructed less than 10 years ago, Taman Krubong Utama has layout of Standards Public Amneties compared to almost all residential gardens in the old zones of Melaka.