Wondering How You Can Save RM6000+ By Renting A Room? Read This

Updated: Apr 18, 2021

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Why rent when you can just buy a house? Don't waste your time and money lah, just buy one! - I bet you've heard this before. Well, for a financially stable professional, with over 10 years of working experience, buying a house can be a breeze but not for beginners. The stamp duty for property purchase alone can cost up to RM 11,000, what more the price of your dream home.

A lot of people like the urban style of living in the city centre. But then, living in Kuala Lumpur can be financially exhausting and mentally draining. It's expensive.

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You have to endure the high cost of modern living; not to mention the huge chunk of savings you need to have upon purchasing any property, which most people lack today.

I hate to break it to you, but you've probably got the idea; possessing a house is not easy and definitely not cheap, especially if you're an entry-level employee or a junior executive in Kuala Lumpur.

Even in Malaysia, the total cost of purchasing a house can literally make your jaw drop - out of complete shock!

So, how to get a financial sense out of this pricey mess? How can I save money on rent?

Well, instead of buying an entire house, here are the 10 proven reasons why renting a room is a great strategy to save your money:

  1. Maintenance & Repairs Are All Taken Care Of

  2. Pay For Everything All At Once - It's Way Cheaper

  3. Reach Public Transport in Just 60 Seconds