Selangor is a state that boasts a high standard of living, excellent infrastructure and plenty of opportunities. This is why the properties here are among the highest in demand nationwide. The neighbourhoods in this state are always among the top searches on our website. To help you understand what to look for, here are the top 5 neighbourhoods in Selangor based on popularity. Read on to see what makes these neighbourhoods worth calling your home.

1. Petaling Jaya (PJ)

Petaling Jaya is a huge neighbourhood that is very popular due to its amazing connectivity. Residents here can enjoy many conveniences and nearby job opportunities. It has the perfect mix of popular amenities, shopping malls, education and entertainment. All within your vicinity. The well-known malls surrounding this neighbourhood include Paradigm Mall, The Starling, Jaya One, One Utama and Sunway Pyramid.

There are plenty of property options from bungalows and terraces to condominiums and flats. With such variety, you will surely find something for your needs, whether you’re a family, student or working professional.

Properties for sale in Petaling Jaya:

1. Sterling
2. Riana Green
3. Section 19
4. All Properties for Sale in Petaling Jaya

Properties for rent in Petaling Jaya:

1. Casa Suites
2. Ken Damansara II
3. Ritze Perdana 1
4. All Properties for Rent in Petaling Jaya

2. Shah Alam

Shah Alam is known to be filled with serene spaciousness. It is also famous as the land of abundant roundabouts that lead to various sections in the neighbourhood. If you love football or outdoor recreational activities, the lifestyle here would suit you just right. Shah Alam boasts green lakeside parks, golf clubs, an extreme park and the Shah Alam Stadium. This stadium is where major Malaysia football games are held.

This area mainly consists of landed houses with a few high-rises. It is highly connected to other parts of Klang Valley through major highways, making Shah Alam a well sought-after address.

Shah Alam is a great place for families who want a peaceful suburban life while having easy access to the city.

Properties for sale in Shah Alam:

1. Gaya Resort Homes
2. Amaya Saujana
3. Monterez
4. All Properties for Sale in Shah Alam

Properties for rent in Shah Alam:

1. i-City
2. Glenmarie Courts
3. Sunway Alam Suria
4. All Properties for Rent in Shah Alam

3. Puchong

Puchong is a well-organised township that is populated with a mix of business, factory and residential areas. It is self-sufficient and offers a multitude of food options that attracts foodies from all over Klang Valley. Residents can enjoy a number of shopping options in the vicinity including IOI Mall, SetiaWalk Mall, and M SQUARE Mall. Puchong also offers many nearby educational options including local and international institutions.

The neighbourhood also has excellent accessibility via the Damansara-Puchong Expressway and public transportation. There are 8 stations from the Sri Petaling LRT line that serves Puchong alone.

This neighbourhood is for residents who wish to live in comfort and convenience. If you don’t enjoy driving far for your daily needs, Puchong offers everything right at your doorstep.

Properties for sale in Puchong:

1. Taman Kinrara
2. Koi Tropika
3. Zen Residence
4. All Properties for Sale in Puchong

Properties for rent in Puchong:

1. The Zest
2. Koi Prima
3. KiPark Puchong
4. All Properties for Rent in Puchong

4. Klang

Home of authentic food and nostalgic vibes, Klang offers relatively affordable living in a calm neighbourhood. It is one of Malaysia’s oldest cities. The famous bak kut teh served here along with beautiful historical monuments attracts visitors for day trips. Aside from being one of Klang Valley’s best food haven, there is more that the neighbourhood has to offer.

Klang saw a surge in the supply of industrial lands and ready-built factories in recent years. This drives job opportunities for nearby residents. The city is also well-connected to other parts of Klang Valley via major highways such as the Federal Highway and the New Klang Valley Expressway (NKVE), and more.

Despite being situated further away from the city centre, it offers just enough as a self-contained township with all you need. Klang is the perfect city to stay in if you wish for a quiet and peaceful life.

Properties for sale in Klang:

1. Glenmarie Cove
2. Bandar Puteri Klang
3. Perdana Villa Apartment
4. All Properties for Sale in Klang

Properties for rent in Klang:

1. Bandar Botanic
2. Taman Klang Utama
3. Taman Aman Perdana
4. All Properties for Rent in Klang

5. Cyberjaya

Cyberjaya is built as a global high-tech hub, hence, serving as Malaysia’s primary tech investment location for local and foreign investors. It is a sought-after address for established tech companies and start-ups. Its surroundings are filled with many green and open spaces. The best thing about this neighbourhood is the clear traffic due to the small number of cars on the roads here.

This area has a large population of students due to the many local and international schools, along with universities. There are plenty of trendy cafes here that are targeted towards students as well. Moreover, with the government’s master plan for this city as a global high-tech hub, more large scale corporations and businesses will be eyeing Cyberjaya as their preferred office location. Because of this, Cyberjaya is an excellent choice for rental investments. You will have a steady flow of rental prospects from students and potentially, foreigners. Moreover, it is a well-planned city that is well-connected to Kuala Lumpur. All while offering a quiet environment away from the bustling city centre.

For housing options, the city caters to a wide range of budgets. There are bungalows on the lake, terrace houses and high-rise apartments.

Properties for sale in Cyberjaya

1. Cyberia SmartHomes
2. Sejati Lakeside 2
3. Cyberia Crescent 1
4. All Properties for Sale in Cyberjaya

Properties for rent in Cyberjaya

1. Cyberia Crescent 2
2. D’Melor
3. Serin Residency
4. All Properties for Rent in Cyberjaya

Has this list helped you in your search for the ideal neighbourhood? Tell us what you think in the comments below.

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(Written by Michelle Yoon, 16th August 2022)