So we’ve arrived in Kuala Lumpur safe and sound only to find ourselves in the swept into the exciting albeit exhausting whirlwind of house hunting. It’s been a busy few days trying to narrow down the search. Now we much make a decision if we are to have a place to stay by the time our hotel allotment runs out. Thank goodness for Mr. Foo – realtor extraordinaire! Please review the following summaries and cast your vote to help us decide.

#1 House on the Hill

  • in the midst of nature
  • running paths and golf course nearby
  • school is close but amenities are far away
  • private yard / nice views
  • terrible decor
  • 1400 square feet
  • 2 bed, 2 bath
  • 4000 MYR (local currency)

#2 Luxurious City Living

  • Beautiful, spacious and modern suite
  • great layout
  • lots of extras
  • minimum commute of 30 minutes to school (could be hellish if traffic is bad)
  • close to great restaurants, clubs and city centre
  • 1700 square feet
  • 3 beds, 3 baths
  • 5600 MYR (top of budget)


#3 A Room with a View

  • brand new complex
  • fantastic views and layout
  • large balcony with the view pictured below
  • best pool and fitness centre (Shaun would never have to leave the building)
  • 10 minute bike ride to school
  • amenities close
  • might not be ready on time
  • furniture needs to be negotiated
  • 3 bed, 2 bath
  • 4500 MYR


#4 Cozy Character

  • waterfront view (lake is a bit green)
  • 10 minute walk to school
  • tried and true (other teachers live there)
  • low density
  • good layout
  • fully furnished
  • small pool and fitness centre
  • older and a bit worn
  • 1500 square feet
  • 3 bed, 2 bath
  • 3800 MYR


So weigh in with your votes in the poll below. We’d appreciate all the help we can get and will definitely be blogging about the final outcome!

Trina

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