• Top Real Estate Agencies in Kuala Lumpur: The Ultimate Guide

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    Kuala Lumpur is the heart of Malaysia’s economic and business development, the urban landscape features many office skyscrapers and shop-offices that attracts many foreigners to invest here.

    There are many real estate agencies located in this modern city, but it’s not that easy to find the information about them, in a summarized way. Therefore, I decided to write this article, listing some of the top real estate agencies in Kuala Lumpur.

    Today, you’ll learn the following:

    • Introduction about the companies
    • Property types & areas served
    • Recognition and awards
    • Projects managed
    • Address of the offices

    Introductory remark

    The real estate agencies are listed in a random order.

    1. Knight Frank Malaysia

    Knight Frank is headquartered in London, UK, with 418 offices across 60 countries, including Malaysia, The company employs more than 15,000 professionals, spanning over five continents. You’ll be able to find many services offered, for example

    • Consultancy services
    • Buying and selling services
    • Industrial sale and rental services
    • Property management and consultancy
    • Project marketing
    • Valuation services

    Knight Frank is headquartered in Kuala Lumpur, but also has branches in Johor Bahru and Kota Kinabalu.

    Property types and areas

    Knight Frank manages and sells all kinds of residential property and commercial property, including offices, warehouses, apartments, condos, villas and more. The areas they serve include Kuala Lumpur and Penang.

    Projects managed

    Some projects managed include:

    • Aria Luxury Residence
    • Embassy Row
    • One KL
    • Banyan Tree

    Office Address (HQ)

    Suite 10.01 Level 10
    Centrepoint South, Mid Valley City
    Lingkaran Syed Putra
    Kuala Lumpur 59200
    Malaysia

    2. RE/MAX Malaysia

    RE/MAX was founded in 1973 by Dave and Gail Liniger. It’s a big international real estate brand based in Denver (Colorado), with over 100,000 agents operating in over 7,000 offices across 100 countries. The company is, together with Century 21, one of the biggest franchised real estate networks in the world.

    Property types and areas

    RE/MAX franchises offer all kinds of residential and commercial property and currently have 6 offices in Kuala Lumpur, Selangor and the Johor area.

    Projects managed

    RE/MAX manages properties in the following projects (examples):

    • 3rdNvenue at Embassy Row, Jalan Ampang
    • Aria Luxury Residence, KLCC
    • The RuMa Hotel & Residences, Kuala Lumpur
    • Flexus, Jalan Kuching
    • H20 Residences, Ara Damansara by Titijaya Land
    • The Pano, Jalan Ipoh
    • Tribeca Serviced Suites, Bukit Bintang, Kuala Lumpur
    • Viia Residences, KL Eco City
    • Utropolis, Glenmarie

    Office Address (HQ)

    Jalan PJU 5/1
    Sunway Nexis C13A-06
    Kota damansara
    47810 Petaling Jaya
    Selangor
    Malaysia

    3. IQI Realty

    IQI Realty is one of the biggest real estate companies in Kuala Lumpur and was originally founded in Dubai. It currently employs around 900 professionals in 9 countries. IQI established its first office in Malaysia in 2011, the head office is currently located in Petaling Jaya. You can also find branches in Johor, Iskandar and Penang.

    Property types and areas

    IQI Realty manages and sells all kinds of residential property and commercial property in the areas Bangsar, Desa Petaling, Kepong, KL South, KL City Centre and other places.

    Projects managed

    • City Centre Condominium, Kuala Lumpur
    • Designer Condominium, Kuala Lumpur South

    Office Address (HQ)

    Block 6, Level 10
    VSQ at PJ Center
    Jalan Utara, Section 14
    46200 Petaling Jaya
    Selangor, Malaysia

    4. Huttons1World

    Huttons1World is a joint venture company of two leading real estate companies, namely One World Realty from Malaysia and Huttons International from Singapore. It helps customers to buy, sell or rent properties and offer value-added services ranging from financial planning, relocation, trend forecast and interior design.

    Property types and areas

    Huttons1World manages and sells properties, mostly in Kuala Lumpur and Selangor areas:

    • Residential property
    • Commercial property
    • Industrial property
    • Land

    Projects managed

    • The Colony By Infinitum
    • Nadi Bangsar
    • Polaris, Selayang
    • Nadayu 63, Melawati
    • Ascenda, SkyArena
    • SkyVille8

    Office Address (HQ)

    No 126-3-5 & 6
    Lot 126 Metro Genting Klang
    Jalan Genting Kelang
    53300 Kuala Lumpur

    5. CBD Properties

    CBD Properties is one of Malaysia’s top real estate companies, it was established in 2007. CBD has thousands of properties available for sale or rent in all areas in Malaysia. They provide cost effective and innovative real estate solutions to their valued clients.

    Property types and areas

    CBD Properties manages and sells properties including residential property and commercial property, mostly in Kuala Lumpur and Selangor areas.

    Recognition and awards

    CBD Properties has received numerous regional and global awards, including MIEA awards, “Best Real Estate Agency Website, 2010” and “Best Property Consultancy Marketing, 2011” in Asia Pacific Awards, “All-Star Agency 2017” and Outstanding Agent 2017” in Starproperty.my Awards, “Top Agency Of The Central Region 2016” and “Award Of Excellence 2016” in iProperty.com Awards and many others.

    Projects managed

    • Sentral Suites, Kuala Lumpur
    • Reizz Residence, Jalan Ampang, Kuala Lumpur
    • 10 Stonor, Kuala Lumpur
    • Anggun Residences
    • CitiZen, Old Klang Road, Kuala Lumpur
    • Face Platinum Suites, Kuala Lumpur
    • The Luxe, Kuala Lumpur
    • Nadi Bangsar, Kuala Lumpur

    Office Address (HQ)

    E-G-07, E-1-07 & E-2-07
    Capital 5, Oasis Square, 2A
    Jalan PJU 1A/7A, Ara Damansara
    47301, Petaling Jaya
    Selangor, Malaysia

    6. TopHills

    TopHills Realty is one of Kuala Lumpur’s biggest real estate agencies that provides a wide range of services, such as properties for rent and sale, including bungalows, condominiums and penthouses, office and commercial space, shop-offices, factories, industrial and development land in Malaysia.

    The company currently has around 100 employees.

    Property types and areas

    TopHills Realty offers a wide range of services, for examples, leasing and sales, that include residential bungalows, condominiums and penthouses, office and commercial space, shop-offices, factories, industrial and development land in Malaysia.

    In addition, they also undertake all categories of Projects Sales and auction property, on behalf of Developers and Bankers.

    Projects managed

    • Nidoz Residences, Taman Desa Petaling
    • Damansara City, Damansara Indah Heights

    Office Address (HQ)

    0528 & 0529 Level 5
    Indah Walk 3
    Jalan Indah 15
    Taman Bukit Indah
    79100 Iskandar Puteri
    Johor

    7. Henry Butcher

    HBM has grown much since its inception in 1987 and is currently one of the biggest real estate agencies in Kuala Lumpur. It’s on the panel of both major International and local properties and involved with developers to construct marketing strategies, events and advertising campaigns for selling new projects.

    They offer consultancy services in the real estate sector, sales and leasing, valuation, management, tenders and auctions, commercial and land acquisitions and property market research.

    Property types and areas

    HBM manages and sells the following property types, mostly in Kuala Lumpur and Selangor areas:

    • Residential property
    • Commercial property
    • Industrial property
    • Land

    Projects managed

    • Irama Wangsa, Wangsa Maju, Kuala Lumpur
    • G Village, Jalan Desa Pandan, Kuala Lumpur
    • 28 Boulevard, Pandan Perdana, Kuala Lumpur
    • Rimbun Embassy Row, Kuala Lumpur
    • 8 Hevea Kemensah, Melawati, Kuala Lumpur

    Office Address (HQ)

    No. 25, Jalan Yap Ah Shak
    Off Jalan Dang Wangi
    50300 Kuala Lumpur
    Malaysia

    8. Avid Estates

    Avid Estates is a well-known boutique real estate agency in Kuala Lumpur, the firm currently has 25 professionals. The company was founded by U Kian Chong who originally studied Engineering in the UK but saw the potentials in the real estate industry back home.

    U Kian and his team can help you to find both established and off-plan properties in Kuala Lumpur and nearby regions.

    Property types and areas

    Includes luxury residential and commercial properties, for example, condos, apartments, villas, bungalows, office space, retail properties and more.

    Recognition and awards

    The company has been nominated and honored different awards, for example:

    • iProperty 2015 – AAA, Highly acclaimed

    Projects managed

    Below are some examples of projects listed on their website:

    • Met 1 Residences
    • One Menerung
    • Concerto North Kiara

    Office address

    E2-1 Taman Tunku, Bukit Tunku, 50480 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

    9. Hartamas Real Estate

    Hartamas Real Estate Group was established since 1996. It has more than 300 negotiators in 6 offices, including one in Shanghai. Hartamas is a well-structured real estate group with dedicated divisions and departments offering its services in the following segments.

    • Corporate Real Estate
    • Project Marketing
    • International Properties
    • Agency Services
    • Expatriate Relocation Services
    • Training & Academy
    • Valuation Consultancy
    • Asset & Facilities Management

    Property types and areas

    Hartamas Real Estate Group manages and sells properties in Kuala Lumpur.

    Recognition and awards

    Hartamas has won the following national awards from MIEA for several consecutive years which is a true testimony of its excellence in management and productivity:

    • Real Estate Agency of the year (2011 – 2013)
    • Top Real Estate Firm of the year (2015 – 2017)
    • Top Project Marketing Firm of the year (2015 – 2017)
    • Top Commercial Real Estate Firm of the year (2011 – 2017)

    Projects managed

    • Star Residences, Kuala Lumpur
    • The Address, Taman Desa, Kuala Lumpur
    • East Parc, Bandar Menjalara, Kuala Lumpur
    • Mizumi Residences, Kepong, Kuala Lumpur
    • Majestic Maxim, Cheras, Kuala Lumpur
    • Inspirasi Mont’ Kiara, Kuala Lumpur

    Office Address (HQ)

    Level 13, Block A,
    Menara Prima
    Jalan PJU 1/37 Dataran Prima
    47301 Petaling Jaya
    Selangor Darul Ehsan
    Malaysia

    10.Dutama Properties

    Dutama Properties is a pioneer in Malaysian real estate that offers services in marketing and sell properties to both local and foreign clients. The founder, Chua Seong Seng, has decades of experience in the industry.

    Dutama has organized local and international real estate exhibitions and roadshows in shopping malls, convention centers and other venues to generate sales and buzz for developers’ projects. It’s a one stop centrer for individuals who wish to buy, sell or rent property. They can also help with tenancy management and property management of residential and commercial units.

    Property types and areas

    Dutama Properties manages and sells properties like condominium, shop houses and apartment in Kuala Lumpur and Selangor areas.

    Projects managed

    • Setia Sky Residences, Kuala Lumpur
    • The Ruma Hotel, Kuala Lumpur
    • Face Platinum Suites, Kuala Lumpur
    • Seni Mont Kiara, Kuala Lumpur

    Office Address (HQ)

    No. 33-2, 2nd Floor
    Jalan Tasik Utama 8
    Trillium Lake Fields, Sungai Besi
    57000 Kuala Lumpur,
    Malaysia

    11. Oriental Realty

    As one of the largest real estate agency network in Malaysia, Oriental Realty has more than 500 negotiators employed over the whole of Malaysia. Their head office is located in Petaling Jaya, but they also have 21 in other cities. Founded in 1988, it’s one of the oldest real estate agencies.

    Property types and areas

    Oriental Realty manages and sells properties like condominium, houses and shops, mostly in Kuala Lumpur and Selangor areas.

    Projects managed

    • The Luxe, Infinitum KLCC
    • The Vyne, Kuala Lumpur
    • The Grid, Kuala Lumpur
    • Laville South Cheras, Kuala Lumpur

    Office Address (HQ)

    Unit 622, Block A, 6th Floor
    Damansara Intan
    No.1 Jalan SS 20/27
    47400 Petaling Jaya

    12. Viva Homes

    Vivahomes is one of Malaysia fastest growing Real Estate company. Its main office is located at Kota Damansara PJ, and has branches within Puchong, Kepong and Damansara Perdana. Vivahomes Realty was founded in 2006 and is recognised as one of the leading agencies in Malaysia.

    Vivahomes Realty can help you with sales and rentals of properties in the primary and secondary market. They also do auctions, corporate leasing, investment sales and project marketing consultancy.

    Property types and areas

    You can find a wide range of properties listed on their online database that include condominiums, shop houses, houses and many others. The real estate agency covers areas in Kuala Lumpur and Selangor areas.

    Projects managed

    • Sky Awani Residence, Kuala Lumpur
    • Kiara 163, Kuala Lumpur

    Office Address (HQ)

    No. 25-3 Jalan PJU 5/20E
    The Strand Kota Damansara
    47810 Petaling Jaya
    Selangor

    The importance of hiring a property Solicitor in Malaysia

    While it’s important to find a credible real estate agent who can help you to find a suitable property, it’s equally important to find a local Solicitor who can help you through the conveyancing process.

    Sure, Malaysia is one of the most foreign-friendly in Asia when it comes to buying property, but there are still many pitfalls you can come across. The Solicitor normally charges you with a fixed fee, instead of pocketing a commission, which reduces the risks that they will try to prop up the purchase price.

    Hiring a Solicitor is valuable as they can help you with a number of items, for example, registering the property in your name, draft or review contracts, communicate with the seller, communicate with your bank and more.

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    • 1 Responses to “Top Real Estate Agencies in Kuala Lumpur: The Ultimate Guide

      1. L. Gien at 1:46 pm

        we need website and contact email of these real estate companies

        Please reply to lgien08@gmail.com

        Thank you

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