8 Houses Around The World You Could Buy With RM1 Million
“Houses in Malaysia are getting way too expensive!”
This is the most common complaint we hear from Malaysians. However, before we march down the streets with our torches and pitchforks, let’s see what RM1 million (US$304,785 at the time of writing) could buy you around the world.
To give you an idea, here are 8 properties in Malaysia and overseas that one can afford to buy with RM1 million.
#1: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Notwithstanding the other top 5 most expensive condos in Kuala Lumpur, one can expect to acquire a pretty luxurious crib with RM1 million in Malaysia.
#2: Ha Long Bay, Vietnam
Acquiring a three-bedroom apartment costing approximately RM1.05 million (US$320,000) in the luxurious Bayview Towers may set you back more than your budget but you sure do get what you pay for.
#3: Massa Carrara, Fivizzano, Tuscany, Italy
If you were to move Italy with RM1 million, you could easily acquire a two-bedroom, two-storey, semi-detached house equipped with a living room, dining room, storage room, open fireplace, terrace and a private courtyard.
Incidentally, Italy is also ranked number 11 out of 191 countries on InternationalLiving.com’s Quality of Life Index 2011.
#4: Austin, Texas, United States
The hip city of Austin has music, film and art festivals almost year-round. It’s also frequently seen in any ‘top cities to live in rankings’. And it’s also on our list of places to stay with RM1 million! You could get a very large condominium and bask in the trendy lifestyle for just that much.