Should You Buy a Newly-Built Home?


So you’re looking to buy a home for yourself and your family. In one of your many Malaysian house hunting trips, you come across an assortment of old houses, semi-aged houses, and newly built ones. While most of your friends and family have bought their houses from newly moved-out families, the new homes have quite sparked your interest. Should you actually get a newly-built home?

See last blog post here.

There are tons of qualities and benefits to get from these brand new homes, but the real question is this: is it right for you? Will it suit your need, or will it suit your budget? Do you really need all that authentically fresh coat of paint, or could you use an aged, lived-in, homey home instead?

I’ve laid down the reasons why you should and why you should not buy a brand new house.

Why You Should Buy Your House Brand New

Why You Should NOT Buy Your House Brand New

The secret to making the right decision on this one is to figure out these three things: what you need, what you want, and what you can afford.