It is important to have the right set of market number to guide you as a reference when making decision before you rent or buy property for rental investment. By knowing what is the average price per square feet for the same property type in the same location with similar facilities and amenities helps you to filter worst deal quickly from your search list. This should help you narrow down the pool of your selection to smaller list of good deals to search.
Charts and data provided here are for industry wide number and are not representing any specific location or development. This should serve as guide only as the numbers varies based on many other additional factors. Nevertheless, it should give you a good intuition of what is happening in the property market.
Histogram shows asking rental price per square feet of homes to rent. Condominiums and serviced residence are the type of properties that has the highest available number to rent. They also command the highest rental price per square feet in the region of 2 RM per square feet and 3.1 RM per square feet respectively. Landed property such link house and bungalow & semi-d ask for lower rental price per square feet generally lower in term of supply.
Notes: Rental price per square feet is defined as asking rental price divided by built up per square feet.
Rental Price Per Square Feet By Type Of Property
Asking rental price per square feet for landed property is about half of non-landed property. Highrise, especially condominium and serviced residence per square feet is mostly higher due to the facilities available and located nearby train stations, malls, shops, schools and workplace.
Rental Price Per Square Feet Vs. Built Up Size (Square Feet)
We found something interesting by comparing built up size and rental price per square feet as per charts below. The trend of rental price per square feet is higher for smaller unit of the highrise (condominium, service residence, apartment and flat). It was a trend in the last couple of years that developers have been building smaller size units of highrise to keep the property selling price lower. Their aim is to make the properties affordable to a wider middle upper income segment of buyers between 400K to 800K as the selling price per square feet has increased significantly (property price = price per square feet x builf up size). These properties are typically built at prime areas and most of it are nearby train stations, malls and business centers.
Generally, for landed property, rental price per square feet is relatively similar across all built up size with exception to bungalow and semi-d type where data is showing that for built up of 3,000 square feet and above is asking for significantly higher rental price per square feet. We have found out that for 3,000 square feet and above bungalow and semi-d, the ultra rich society are willing to pay premium for the exclusive units in the affluent neighborhoods.
Map Of Highrise Property By Rental Price Per Square Feet
Note: Size and color of the circles represent price per square feet.
Map Of Landed Property By Rental Price Per Square Feet
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