Sabah, Malaysia

Sabah is one of the only two states of East Malaysia that is located in the Borneo region side of the country. Sabah is a very popular tourist destination among tourists from around the world, as it features the highest mountain in South-East Asia and some of the best diving spots in the world. The population of Sabah is around 3.5 millions, and it has a diverse population with races that consist of Kadazan-Dusun, Bajau, Chinese, Malays, Murut, Filipinos, and Indons. Christianity is a major religion here, as it is practiced by many Sabah indigenous groups.

As for the real estate market, Sabah has one of the more vibrant housing markets compared to its counterpart Sarawak, especially in its capital city Kota Kinabalu. Furthermore, the properties here are very cheap compared to West Malaysia, however foreigners can only buy properties priced above RM1 million.

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

The economy of Sabah depends mainly on tourism, as it has some of the best tourist spots in the world with a very pleasant tropical climate all year long. For example, Mount Kinabalu is the highest mountain in South-East Asia and is very popular among climbers and hikers, while Sipadan Island has been voted as one of the best diving spots in the world. However, there has been an increase in kidnapping cases of Chinese tourists in recent years, consequently Chinese tourist arrivals have dropped drastically.

Latest Sabah for sale listings:

DateTypeBuilt-upPrice
TodayCondominium649 sfRM170,000
TodayCondominium1,119 sfRM300,000
TodayCondominium870 sfRM500,000
TodayOffice1,291 sfRM364,500
TodayCondominium1,602 sfRM312,000
TodayCondominium750 sfRM230,000
TodayTerrace1,062 sfRM130,000
TodayCondominium647 sfRM120,000
TodayCondominium870 sfRM250,000
TodayCondominium1,582 sfRM750,000

Latest Sabah for rent listings:

DateTypeBuilt-upRental
YesterdayRoom In Apartment-NA-RM690
YesterdayRoom In Apartment-NA-RM550
YesterdayRoom-NA-RM400
YesterdayRoom In Apartment-NA-RM450
YesterdayRoom In Apartment-NA-RM400
YesterdayRoom In House-NA-RM600
YesterdayRoom In Apartment-NA-RM300
17-Oct-19Room-NA-RM500
16-Oct-19Room-NA-RM300
16-Oct-19Room In Shop-House-NA-RM250

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