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
TodayShop-Office8,000 sfRM1,805,000
06-Apr-20Condominium1,300 sfRM780,000
05-Apr-20Condominium649 sfRM100,530
05-Apr-20Condominium943 sfRM305,000
05-Apr-20Condominium850 sfRM112,193
02-Apr-20Terrace2,020 sfRM405,000
01-Apr-20Condominium1,669 sfRM2,100,000
01-Apr-20Condominium1,669 sfRM1,900,000
01-Apr-20Low-Cost Flat660 sfRM260,000
01-Apr-20Condominium2,400 sfRM1,380,000

Latest Sabah for rent listings:

DateTypeBuilt-upRental
TodayRoom-NA-RM850
TodayRoom In House-NA-RM800
06-Apr-20Condominium1,100 sfRM2,200
04-Apr-20Room In House-NA-RM400
03-Apr-20Room In House-NA-RM350
03-Apr-20Room In Apartment-NA-RM850
02-Apr-20Low-Cost Flat650 sfRM600
02-Apr-20Condominium1,000 sfRM1,900
02-Apr-20Low-Cost Flat698 sfRM1,500
02-Apr-20Low-Cost Flat900 sfRM1,200
2 user comments on Sabah
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21 Oct 2019 @ 12:00 AM

Nice residential place. Got lift and parking space was underground (mostly). Got nice view of the surrounding area of Kepayan.

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21 Feb 2018 @ 12:00 AM

The condominium has good views and lifts.