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BM Highland @ Bukit Mertajam

November 22nd, 2011 Leave a comment

BM Highland, an exclusive lush 16 acre freehold neighbourhood offering 15 bungalows, 46 semi-detached, 45 3-storey terrace and 42 2-storey terrace house. This is a Gated & Guarded residential development within the established township of Machang Bubok, Bukit Mertajam.

2-Storey Terrace

  • Total Units: 43
  • Indicative Price: RM378,800 onwards

3-Storey Terrace

  • Total Units: 45
  • Indicative Price: RM488,800 onwards

2-Storey Semi-D

  • Total Units: 46
  • Indicative Price: RM548,800 onwards

2-Storey Bungalow

  • Total Units: 15
  • Indicative Price: RM778,800 onwards
Project Name : BM Highland (Taman Jadi Indah)
Location : Machang Bubok, Bukit Mertajam, Penang
Property Type : Terrace, Semi-Detached and Bungalow
Tenure: Freehold
Developer : Taman Jadi Sdn. Bhd.
Contact Number : 04-593 7168 / 013-530 7168 / 016-440 4918 / 012-409 1954
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  1. miracle
    November 21st, 2011 at 20:34 | #1

    Anyone visited the sales office? Is the location strategic?

  2. TL
    November 21st, 2011 at 20:44 | #2

    bad location with high selling price…not worth to buy…it is too far from penang island….

  3. mystery
    November 21st, 2011 at 20:53 | #3

    Don think so strategy….
    It’s insane to build nearly half million price of double storey terrace housing in BM area moreover it’s located far away from town!

    Obviously, it’s definitely for investment purpose!!

    They are not considering the consumer needs & efforts, even an engineer with salary RM4k cant buy right? All of you agree?

  4. John
    November 21st, 2011 at 20:53 | #4

    Put my hand up and agree….^^

  5. JC
    JC
    November 21st, 2011 at 21:01 | #5

    wah…RM450k for double storey terrace at machang bubok??? after minus RM100k still consider expensive….

  6. GG
    November 21st, 2011 at 21:31 | #6

    @mystery
    Si beh agree… lol

  7. mystery
    November 21st, 2011 at 22:41 | #7

    Hope all developers really consider especially for mid-lower class consumer needs & affords because this’s win win situation else the market going down & makes both parties faced difficulty situation like China today.

    See this article:
    http://www.tianya.cn/publicforum/content/develop/1/553998.shtml

  8. eddie89
    November 21st, 2011 at 23:25 | #8

    So agree, raise both hands and legs. Crazy developer who suck people’s money.

  9. Na Keat
    November 22nd, 2011 at 01:01 | #9

    @JC
    It is consider cheap, as RM450k you can only get a condo at Butterworth, no need to say in Penang Island.

  10. JC
    November 22nd, 2011 at 08:09 | #10

    @Na Keat
    but with RM450k price but at so far from town, the price is really crazy. i rather get the BM residence 3 storey at BM town area at similar price.

  11. BD
    November 22nd, 2011 at 08:15 | #11

    At this price better buy at Orange Villa, Jesselton Hill or Pearl Villa, cheaper and better location. This location is considered “ulu” in BM, but it is a quiet place surrounded with greens and fresh air. It’s only for own stay, only crazy people will buy for investment. Just look at Taman Bidara which is 100m away from BM Highland.

  12. John
    November 23rd, 2011 at 15:24 | #12

    haha…i think few ppl only will hv interest on this project….^^

  13. emily
    November 25th, 2011 at 15:36 | #13

    ohh… u all get the wrong info ady… i had already call to developer, the price for DSTH FOR ONLY RM3xx,x00 and still got early bird promotion….

  14. John
    November 25th, 2011 at 15:59 | #14

    RM399,900?? haha….

  15. emily
    November 25th, 2011 at 16:12 | #15

    i m nt sure abt it, i call in for few week ago.. maybe u can call in if u r intrested..

  16. Den
    November 25th, 2011 at 16:17 | #16

    i did called……its true

  17. emily
    November 25th, 2011 at 16:20 | #17

    but i think that project quite ok…got facilities …green environment… hmm..any comment??

  18. emily
    November 25th, 2011 at 16:21 | #18

    Den… hw much the price now??

  19. Den
    November 25th, 2011 at 16:22 | #19

    Hmmmm….the truely gated and guarded housing scheme. All facilities are within own scheme’s compound and not open to public

  20. emily
    November 25th, 2011 at 16:26 | #20

    i heard that it quite nearby with the new jit sin school??

  21. Ken (Admin)
    Ken (Admin)
    November 25th, 2011 at 16:28 | #21

    The original indicative pricing was based on project information from JPN. I have updated the latest pricing information from developer.

  22. Den
    November 25th, 2011 at 16:31 | #22

    RM 37x,xxx for 2 storey terrace with some promotion / offer…..

  23. Den
    November 25th, 2011 at 16:32 | #23

    Ha…ha….where is the new Jit Sin School location?

  24. emily
    November 25th, 2011 at 16:43 | #24

    i heard that is 10min from this scheme… near tasik …

  25. BD
    November 25th, 2011 at 18:50 | #25

    If Jit Sin branch confirmed at Asas Dunia’s Tasek land, then it’s about 15min drive from here. However, the road is narrow, winding, quiet and dark at night. I wonder if anyone is brave enough to use this road, esp at night. People may just put some nails on the road, then u r finished. For me this area is too isolated and not so convenient. If more development come to this area in the future then it can be a better place. At the moment I think better get Pearl Villa’s 2SSD, about 100k cheaper.

  26. A Boon
    November 25th, 2011 at 19:04 | #26

    Still expensive for a built up area like that. What a crazy properties market if still got people to buy. Any one notice any slow down in properties market?

  27. miracle
    November 25th, 2011 at 23:59 | #27

    Not for Penang. I heard from my fren that the price had dropped 10% in KL, not sure true or not.

  28. emily
    November 26th, 2011 at 09:33 | #28

    IF wana wait until more development then the price will be much expensive liao…
    i hv used that road for few times ler… hmm..ok lo… escape from traffic jam ler…plus i will nt used that road for nite ma.. my kids study until 6++ pm nia ma…hw much for the pearl villa?? but there quite jam ler…

  29. Den
    November 26th, 2011 at 09:48 | #29

    Pearl V is physically defferent from BM Highland……If u prefer strategic location with easy access then ok. But BM H is sited at high ground, fresh air and greener environment…..

  30. emily
    November 26th, 2011 at 10:12 | #30

    but if i buy pearl villa then a quite far for me to send my kids to jit sin school …
    BD said pearl villa just RM 2++K FOR 2SSD?/IS THAT PRICE THE LATEST?? IS THAT TRUE??

  31. Den
    November 26th, 2011 at 11:11 | #31

    Ha…may be 5 years ago…..

  32. emily
    November 26th, 2011 at 11:25 | #32

    oopps…i misunderstood ,he said DSSD… 100 CHEAPER.. RM4++ K RITE..

  33. BD
    November 26th, 2011 at 12:59 | #33

    @emily
    Hi emily. Proposed Jit Sin branch is just within 1-2km from Pearl Villa. Simpang Ampat area is still not much jam.

    Of course everywhere will be developed in the future, just how long it takes, 5 years, 50 years etc. You have to take the risk if buying somewhere isolated and hope that the area will develop fast. I’ve been to the site and I doubt whether it is located at higher ground, though the name is BM Highland. The construction site seems to be lower than the main road.

    Roadside banner says Pearl Villa SemiD from 438k. But P Villa is more congested. BM Highland has its pro & con like all other projects. I just give my 2 cents worth :)

  34. Lim
    November 28th, 2011 at 20:39 | #34

    Why the developer can build bungalow there? The cheapest house in whole Malaysia is in Taman Bidara. My friend bought double storey house for only RM50k and another one bought 21/2 semi-d for RM125k only.

    That area do not have value at all!!!!. Insane if one consider to buy bungalow at BM highland. Do you know the area just around 80m from chicken rearing farm? A lot of flies there. Please do not be fool and a lot of foreigner living at Taman Bidara especially at single storey house and flat.

  35. Lim
    November 28th, 2011 at 20:44 | #35

    That is the worst location to build a bungalow. Look at Taman Bidara, the house there no value at all.

  36. sunny
    November 29th, 2011 at 02:01 | #36

    其实,这是马章武莫的风水质最佳的地面,据说住在此处的人,非福则贵,它是建立在马章武莫的龙骨上的位子,信不信就得问一问你的风水师了!我虽不是这家公司的代言人,但我推崇你buy!因为这是福地哦!信不信由你!

  37. BD
    November 29th, 2011 at 08:33 | #37

    Those who afford to buy at BM Highland will be rich in the first place. But for Taman Bidara, I just don’t think it is a nice place to live, even though Feng Shui is good. The shops are >90% vacant and houses I guess about 50% vacant and unkept. Cheap sales also not many takers. Most residents staying there are not rich. The owners must have suffer big loss. I pity those who already spent tens of thousands renovating their house over there…

  38. emily
    November 29th, 2011 at 09:39 | #38

    BUt i heard that taman bidara nt value because the developer bankrupt ady n the title stil dint cum out yet , caus of dis the value of that taman cnt increase lo…n mostly who buy taman bidara is just for invest,after they kw the title cnt cum out then they sell cheap cheap ady …so if ppl who want to buy the house hv risk lo n bank oso reject for loan ler…just like sunny said i ask my feng shui master to view the site n he said the land is good lo.. so… hmm…

  39. BD
    December 8th, 2011 at 14:03 | #39

    @emily
    Ya, Tmn Bidara’s issue is a special case. But it has already done damage to this area.

    How’s the sales now? FYI, Tiger Woods bought a unit here :)

  40. emily
    December 9th, 2011 at 09:52 | #40

    @BD

    I DUNO HW THE SALES NW, BUT I WENT TO THEIR OFFICE LAST LAST, FROM THE LAYOUT I THINK THEY HV ADY SOLD AROUND 2O %
    YAYA… TIGER WOODS BOUGHT A UNIT HERE…HAHA…

  41. Ah Kei
    December 9th, 2011 at 15:37 | #41

    Don’t understand what do you mean Tiger Woods? COuld you specify?

  42. BD
    December 10th, 2011 at 19:09 | #42

    Just take a look at the picture above, you can see Tiger Woods jogging there, and also lots of “kwai lou” :)

  43. Den M
    January 19th, 2012 at 13:49 | #43

    I visited the project last weekend, seem likes sample house is under construction

  44. THY
    February 21st, 2012 at 20:01 | #44

    @Den M
    Any latest news about BM Highland ? I’ve plan 2 buy a house at BM Highland… But b4 tat i’ll try 2 gather all the related news….. Sure i’ll go n visit the site and surroundings….. Then will make a final decision… Any comments ? Thanks……

  45. wee
    March 7th, 2012 at 06:55 | #45

    Good location, only 5 km to BM town, 4km to Kulim Tesco and 3km to Alma Tesco. Not congested and no traffic jam compared to Alma area. Very quiet and in a highland, not worry flood.

  46. BD
    March 7th, 2012 at 08:43 | #46

    If don’t mind a bit dark and isolated, it’s a relaxing and quiet place for own stay, as long as the security is well-managed.

  47. THY
    March 7th, 2012 at 11:11 | #47

    Thanks…. Is ter any other new project (Gated and guarded) in BM/Alma/Juru ? Want survey first b4 go for BM Highland….

  48. THY
    March 7th, 2012 at 11:14 | #48

    Want 2 knw is ther anyone of u buy the house in BM Highland…
    Thanks…..

  49. eddie
    March 7th, 2012 at 11:32 | #49

    @THY

    You can have a look at Hillpark Residences. Near Tropicale Residences.
    https://www.penangpropertytalk.com/2012/02/hillpark-residences/

  50. BD
    March 7th, 2012 at 12:32 | #50

    @THY
    Just go through the list of mainland property in this penangpropertytalk website. There are a lot of them.

    For the latest one in BM, there is a new mixed development off Jln Song Ban Kheng at Kota Permai, beside and opposite the new Beng Teik primary school. The shoplots are already open for sale and not many left. The G&G residential I think for registration but not sure. Developer is Welcome Development.

  51. BW
    March 7th, 2012 at 14:26 | #51

    @BD
    how to contact the developer? is there sales office setup there?

  52. BD
    March 7th, 2012 at 14:37 | #52

    @BW
    Welcome Development Sdn. Bhd.
    No. 6, Lorong Bayu Aman 4,
    Taman Bayu Aman,
    Teluk Air Tawar, Mukim 7,SPU,
    13050 Butterworth.

    Tel:04-3513813 Fax: 04-3515813

  53. wee
    March 7th, 2012 at 22:49 | #53

    I and 3 of my friends already bought the double storey terrace house. Now the row which is open for sale only left 2 units. I bought it because the tropicale residence just 1km away from BM highland very good response and is 90% sold out. The price for the same type of house is increased up to RM400k. Actually BM highland is same concept with tropicale residence. One thing the advantage in BM highland is very low density, total only 149 units.

  54. bm
    March 8th, 2012 at 10:02 | #54

    may i know how much for the double storey terrace in bm highland now ?

  55. wee
    March 8th, 2012 at 17:21 | #55

    RM378,800 discount20k, now only pay booking 5k, free s&p legal fees and stamping fees.

  56. bm
    March 16th, 2012 at 20:35 | #56

    is show unit available ?

  57. 123
    March 16th, 2012 at 21:53 | #57

    Any 1 invest for this property?

  58. wee
    March 17th, 2012 at 19:23 | #58

    Yes i already invest. The show unit probably will be show in April.

  59. THY
    March 19th, 2012 at 12:00 | #59

    What type of unit is booked ?

  60. Kevin
    March 19th, 2012 at 12:17 | #60

    Who ever bought unit there the good luck…. u have been cheated by developer. Only greedy people will buy with such a high price there.

  61. Pro Bono Publico
    March 29th, 2012 at 23:40 | #61

    I’ve made a visit to BM highlands. The place is secluded but fresh air. The roads leading there is narrow and isolated. Very dark at night and in the vicinity of Taman Bidara with a lot of abandon houses and foreigners. Its quite scary there especially at night with no bus service or public transport. Shopping complex or marketing is a problem. The houses bilt there is lover than the main service roads, appears to be “sunk”
    Taman Bidara is an eyesore in certain places. 90% of the shops were empty and broken. The houses there were at one time very cheap but was raised up by housing agents or brokers. If you were to buy the house there you have to overhaul the house right from the plumbing, electricity, masonry, iron grill, cement roofing woodwork infested with termites etc. repair flooring, bath room as though building a new house. The rental there is pittance. The cost of repairs will cause a hole in your trousers.

  62. Pro Bono Publico
    March 29th, 2012 at 23:56 | #62

    Given the locality and environment the cost of the houses in BM high is not cheap. It is built in the kampong and not exclusive high class area. Poor class area with inflated prizes. The road is higher than the land and house built on. Not a good foong shui, I think. I think you can get better houses else where, Not a safe place for women or daughters especially at night. Scary to say the least. Secluded and isolated place. Most people living in the area are poor people, middle class and lots of foreigners. At one time in Taman Bidara, it was infested with robbers and thieves causing havoc to the security of the residence there, so much so they hire security guards each paying 30 dollars per month. Value for money? Think!

  63. Gary
    March 30th, 2012 at 10:26 | #63

    Not worth. Project at isolated location. With less than 8 KM heading towards Kulim, you can get a Single Storey Bungalow with 7000 Sqft for only Rm355K.

  64. Pro Bono Publico
    March 30th, 2012 at 23:11 | #64

    A word of caution….don’t invest in houses with inflated prices or else you will keep paying for the installments painfully for the rest of your lives. Don’t be a SLAVE TO YOUR HOUSE. GET HOUSES WITH REASONABLE VALUE AND WITHIN YOUR MEANS. OTHERWISE IT WILL END UP LIKE TAMAN BIDARA.

  65. Den M
    April 3rd, 2012 at 18:04 | #65

    @wee

    I hv checked with developer, they said sale gallery will be ready by next month.

  66. Kayln
    April 4th, 2012 at 10:21 | #66

    Hello everyone, how’s the Wednesday? I’m the purchaser frm BM Highland. I bough i unit of Semi D. My unit is same raw as the Semi D’s show hse.

    Understand frm the developer, the show hse & club hse goin be done dy. I’m now waiting for viewing ^^

  67. Kayln
    April 4th, 2012 at 10:22 | #67

    1 unit instead i unit…. typo error

  68. Den M
    April 4th, 2012 at 13:05 | #68

    @Kayln
    How $$$?

  69. JingMei
    April 29th, 2012 at 12:08 | #69

    compare the price with other projects in bm the price is high…

  70. Teh
    April 29th, 2012 at 20:14 | #70

    please come to Tesco Alma on Tuesday (1/5) for more information and early bird discount or contact me @016-410 3722

  71. PenangKia
    May 12th, 2012 at 22:16 | #71

    Tropicale, HillPark, Jesselton and BM Utama is a good choice! BM highland is really too far from town. Think twice! Money is hard earn!!! Just my 2 cents…. If you like quite, isolate from busy town then go ahead!

  72. XY
    May 14th, 2012 at 11:40 | #72

    G&G concept in a jungle? not a good investment…

  73. ck wong
    May 14th, 2012 at 12:39 | #73

    XY :
    G&G concept in a jungle? not a good investment…

    you are right, the area is jungle.. after few years, it will not be jungle.
    look at puchong & Sunway PJ. It used to be mining area back in the 90s.
    but now .. it’s fully developed.

  74. Gary
    May 14th, 2012 at 14:21 | #74

    Agreed with you. But i think probably after 20 years to get that area fully developed :)@ck wong

  75. Fool
    May 19th, 2012 at 23:16 | #75

    You are right

  76. Fool
    May 19th, 2012 at 23:18 | #76

    wee :
    I and 3 of my friends already bought the double storey terrace house. Now the row which is open for sale only left 2 units. I bought it because the tropicale residence just 1km away from BM highland very good response and is 90% sold out. The price for the same type of house is increased up to RM400k. Actually BM highland is same concept with tropicale residence. One thing the advantage in BM highland is very low density, total only 149 units.

    You are fool by developer

  77. smart buyer
    May 24th, 2012 at 17:28 | #77

    Wee,

    You are already being fooled by the developer lah…there are few people you can never trust in this world

    1) Politician (MCA…. :) )
    2) Second hand car sales man
    3) Lawyer (not all but mostly)
    4) housing developer

    Good luck!!

  78. emily
    June 4th, 2012 at 16:08 | #78

    compare to the price i think the price quite cheap la, if alma area for dsth already around 400k lo

  79. Chuah
    June 4th, 2012 at 16:19 | #79

    @emily
    So BM Highland belongs to which area?

  80. VrCP
    June 9th, 2012 at 08:25 | #80

    how is the project progress?

  81. 123
    June 10th, 2012 at 15:12 | #81

    any discount price?/

  82. jenny928
    jenny928
    June 10th, 2012 at 17:00 | #82

    is bm highland next to chinese graveyard? or beside which taman?

  83. Chuah
    June 11th, 2012 at 12:52 | #83

    jenny928 :is bm highland next to chinese graveyard? or beside which taman?

    BM Highland next to death town

  84. jimly
    July 12th, 2012 at 12:47 | #84

    I have been to the site last night….very ulu….better think twice before you buy.

  85. Den M
    July 16th, 2012 at 13:13 | #85

    Show Unit ready for viewing….its free (no charge if you don’t buy)…ha ha

  86. yanguy
    July 18th, 2012 at 14:01 | #86

    grand launching @ show village this coming 21 & 22 sat-sun with some event show .. look n see :)

  87. Miss
    July 21st, 2012 at 15:32 | #87

    not hot item…think twice!

  88. Ex prop
    July 21st, 2012 at 18:16 | #88

    Went there today. Very bad location. My advice not to purchase. Don’t regret later.

  89. lost
    lost
    July 22nd, 2012 at 11:46 | #89

    went there just now, the location is not good, the price is expensive with double storey 35 * 75 at RM548,000. The bungalow design is not bad. Compare to PS, PS is worth the price and location. PS – 30 * 96 at RM520,000.

  90. kkloo
    July 22nd, 2012 at 15:16 | #90

    @lost

    Went to the site, location very hulu, saw lot of flies inside the show house, not sure why flies like Alma and Machang Bubok areas. PS more flies cause got chicken farm nearby and full of bangla smell !

  91. Loon
    July 23rd, 2012 at 19:23 | #91

    Hi all. I went to there show room yesterday. I think it’s not as ulu as everybody is saying here. But I agree that there are a lot of flies in the show room. I only asked about the double storey around 20 * 70 (please correct me if i’m wrong) is around 388k. Early bird discount was 20k. So downpayment is only 18,000 and borrow 350k.
    Honestly, I really think that it’s incredibly overpriced….

  92. Ah Qua
    Ah Qua
    July 23rd, 2012 at 21:48 | #92

    Eeeks..flies again?! Unhygienic place to stay.

  93. Chuah
    July 26th, 2012 at 22:40 | #93

    I bet same thing will happen in PS during the launch. You will see a lot of flies.

  94. hhaha
    July 27th, 2012 at 10:07 | #94

    @Loon

    the bambuna residence near the town, is selling 2ST 20X60 for 398,000 if i am not mistaken…

    but location is better and no flies, road very spacious compared to BM Highland…

  95. Blackman
    July 28th, 2012 at 16:45 | #95

    hhaha :
    @Loon
    the bambuna residence near the town, is selling 2ST 20X60 for 398,000 if i am not mistaken…
    but location is better and no flies, road very spacious compared to BM Highland…

    can i know the location of this Bambuna Residence, is it a new project? I’m looking for house <400k

  96. hhaha
    July 28th, 2012 at 18:12 | #96

    @Blackman

    sorry, it was Bambusa Residency by TF Land

    you can call the sale office: 045512635/045512636 or HP 0125152635/0124873699

    it is a 2 1/2 storey terrace, price tag 398,000 (i dont know whether the rebate 18K is still available)….

  97. missguan
    August 12th, 2012 at 21:41 | #97

    这简直是世外桃源!!! 我季刊即买!!! 询问过很多做房地产的专业人士,他们异口同声赞这个地区是个好投资的地区。。。房价可大大飙升!!简直是最佳选择。。。现在不投资。。。一定后悔哦!!

  98. Alma
    August 12th, 2012 at 21:58 | #98

    All BM highland buyers, pls go to see the site for urself before u booked. The site is isolated

  99. Chuah
    August 14th, 2012 at 15:05 | #99

    missguan :
    这简直是世外桃源!!! 我季刊即买!!! 询问过很多做房地产的专业人士,他们异口同声赞这个地区是个好投资的地区。。。房价可大大飙升!!简直是最佳选择。。。现在不投资。。。一定后悔哦!!

    bullsh-it, Please don’t talk CO-CK over here.

  100. Alma
    August 14th, 2012 at 15:54 | #100

    Chuah :

    missguan :这简直是世外桃源!!! 我季刊即买!!! 询问过很多做房地产的专业人士,他们异口同声赞这个地区是个好投资的地区。。。房价可大大飙升!!简直是最佳选择。。。现在不投资。。。一定后悔哦!!

    bullsh-it, Please don’t talk CO-CK over here.

    Support~This info is misleading ppl

  101. missguan
    August 16th, 2012 at 10:41 | #101

    @missguan miss guan!! you are rite!! support

  102. aiyo
    August 16th, 2012 at 11:00 | #102

    @Alma

    all this talks about distance and isolation are relative…depends where you work, where your children study…how comfortable you are with staying far away from public amenities… and lastly how deep is your pocket…

    for those who can afford it…they can pay a premium for similar sized housed in BM….for less well to do, i think choosing this location may suit their needs…

  103. Chuah
    August 16th, 2012 at 14:42 | #103

    missguan :
    @missguan miss guan!! you are rite!! support

    missguan support miss guan? What a joke???? Very obvious this missguan “luan luan” lai. The location is good for own stay ONLY !!!!!!! For investment, please forget about it.

  104. BD
    August 16th, 2012 at 16:24 | #104

    missguan :
    这简直是世外桃源!!! 我季刊即买!!! 询问过很多做房地产的专业人士,他们异口同声赞这个地区是个好投资的地区。。。房价可大大飙升!!简直是最佳选择。。。现在不投资。。。一定后悔哦!!

    Very keen to know who are those “real estate professionals” u mean. May be they got lots of investment stuck at Taman Bidara base on their “expert decision” and now they hope to create a good image for this area?

    @Chuah
    Ya agree, for investment here is risky, for own stay ok, unless the price here is much lower than other Alma development. However, it’s not the case.

  105. susan
    August 17th, 2012 at 12:57 | #105

    anyone interested to buy a bungalow at Juru (nearby juru villa)? around 700K ++

  106. Pro Bono Publico
    August 20th, 2012 at 10:47 | #106

    A good house depends on many factors and attributes. A house is not necessarily be a home. I may sound perfect, altruistic but after all you are paying for it, so it is incumbent that you make a wise investment and better to be safe than sorry later on.

    1. A house should be on a good location, good foong shui, far from graveyard, ground if possible should be at level or slightly above the service roads.
    2. Free from floods, undesirable elements like thugs, thieves muggers, foreigners, gambling dens, houses of ill repute, infested with gangsters or mobs.
    3. The vicinity should not have chicken farm or rearing of animals as it attracts flies from afar.
    4. Easy access to schools, banks, post office, shops, supermarkets and other basic amenities. etc
    5. The ease of public transport for children to go to school
    6. The environment should be clean, fresh air, conducive atmosphere close to nature as possible, free from factory smoke, noise, pollution or bio-hazard etc
    7. The house should be built on a good foundation, quality materials with good workmanship than includes fittings, electric and plumber.
    8. Access roads leading to your house should be well maintained wide and tared.
    9. Lastly, know who your neighbors are. A good neighbor is a blessing but a rotten one will make you lives miserable for many years.
    10. The security of your family is important and that’s where living in a good neighborhood counts.

  107. Pro Bono Publico
    August 20th, 2012 at 11:17 | #107

    I forgot to add some more.
    11. The developer should do landscaping and plant trees and flowers in an orderly manner so that the area becomes like a garden city pleasing to the eye, and blended beautifully with the environment providing shade so that the area is not hot and barren.
    12. If you are contemplating to buy the house, and if you enter the said house and you got an eerie funny feeling, cold and humid, gloomy and dark and you hairs on your body stands on end with goose pimples, then get out and don’t buy that house as it could be infested with spirits or ghosts. The house should be bright, airy and nice when you walk in. The feel good factor should be there otherwise don’t buy. Don’t buy house facing T junction or 4 junction or house beside or in front of TNB power station. It is bad foong shui as it sucks you energy. Or when you open the front door and the is an electric pole facing right in front of you.

  108. KulimKia
    August 26th, 2012 at 23:17 | #108

    This is outskirt, in the middle of nowwhere and wonder why it got to call itself ‘Highland’. Surely this is biggest joke of all the ‘higher end’ property launch. Buyers beware.

  109. ksgoh
    ksgoh
    October 5th, 2012 at 22:37 | #109

    went to the site yesterday…more than 50% has been booked (2ST), but 1 more row to be opened with higher price as per told…price starting with 398800 with 10k or 20k rebate (depends on front facing). seems like the price has been increased after 20% increment on cement…maintenance fee for 2ST is RM120…yes, it is not a highland, main road connects to jalan kulim is very narrow, but just a short distance only…bad smell once i step down from car, but no more inside the house…good service and big broucher….heheh

  110. 100
    February 26th, 2013 at 09:48 | #110

    @ksgoh
    the price got 50k discount now for all type of units.Respond not so good & maybe got more discount later. Buyer who made decision before ‘rugi’ so much.

  111. evin
    May 1st, 2013 at 00:53 | #111

    went to site on sunday, phase 1 DST just left 4 units only. actually the price now RM398k had less 50K is consider reasonable price. It bc now BM land alr up to RM400k… . RM348K hv gated, facibilities, interlocking (Tmn Road ), Underground cable, full carporch tile, enviroment cool & flesh . now, at Juru industrial state also selling RM320K, no gated, facibilties, most hately is the TNB pole in front of the main door. If really want see ‘feng sui’ its a good places. ‘feng sui’ only hv at ulu places.

  112. TC
    June 17th, 2013 at 00:23 | #112

    Any other G&G projects in Alma area at the moment? I’m interested in the area, looks promising.

  113. Man
    June 17th, 2013 at 15:49 | #113

    i just visit the site yesterday. design is quite nice for semi-d. Double Storey too far from gate and close to jungle.. Too expensive

  114. 100
    June 17th, 2013 at 16:16 | #114

    This project already launching for 2 years but until now still can’t
    sold out. Normally in 2 years the project should be completed & hand over already.

  115. kaka
    June 18th, 2013 at 22:58 | #115

    i been there twice bcause really like the house n environment there. convenient by means of travelling to kulim HTP 25min,bm 10min,alma 10min,2nd bridge 35min. is ulu now but is good for not crowded and close to town area. good for living.

  116. CH
    June 23rd, 2013 at 11:00 | #116

    Is 2-storey launch? What is price? sq.ft?

  117. kaka
    June 23rd, 2013 at 20:32 | #117

    yes. 400k rebate 50k. let pay a visit.

  118. kaka
    June 29th, 2013 at 10:01 | #118

    Done booking with deposit Rm5k. rebate 35k. I like bm highland so much!

  119. kuku
    July 2nd, 2013 at 16:14 | #119

    Stupid will only buy
    @kaka

  120. Man
    July 11th, 2013 at 11:54 | #120

    I like the design. But, after visit the site, i can assume their quality very bad on wall and tile. The accessories like back door, sink and etc worst compare with RM550k money for semi-d.

  121. kaka
    August 9th, 2013 at 23:57 | #121

    anyone bought a unit? 2st show house construction in progress.

  122. Man
    October 9th, 2013 at 11:14 | #122

    Last week visit BM highland.. not much improvement.. are they going bankrupt?

  123. syl
    October 25th, 2013 at 17:37 | #123

    The show house of doule storey terrace is almost done, estimate next month can have a view on it. ^^

  124. Buyer in Penang
    November 4th, 2013 at 17:30 | #124

    The whole BM Highland area should be utilized for the low and low-medium cost houses to complement with the state government housing policy for Penangites. ” Park View Residences” in Auto-City is a Better Choice, area somewhere behind Blaupunt and Crest Factory for those who are interested to stay and invest.

  125. evin
    November 17th, 2013 at 23:51 | #125

    Good news for buyer DST, mock up DST already done ! next week have launching double storey terrace , any people interest can go to site take a look !

  126. lalazai
    November 18th, 2013 at 00:10 | #126

    many negative comments above, still gt many units available? price will drop or discount more? ==

  127. chia
    November 24th, 2013 at 00:34 | #127

    quite good environment and i like the fresh air there..price is acceptable for only 398K with GnG concept..for my perspective, this area with high potential after few year

  128. kaka
    November 24th, 2013 at 19:21 | #128

    @Chia there is 50k rebate if not mistake. The price is not increase even show house is launched. bt the 1st tow already sold out. seem like this place is good for living since don’t see any investment cn do. But development potential is there actually.

  129. Chocolate
    November 24th, 2013 at 19:52 | #129

    2 storey terrace now is 398k – 50k?

  130. kaka
    November 24th, 2013 at 23:28 | #130

    yes

  131. chia
    November 25th, 2013 at 00:06 | #131

    kaka :
    @Chia there is 50k rebate if not mistake. The price is not increase even show house is launched. bt the 1st tow already sold out. seem like this place is good for living since don’t see any investment cn do. But development potential is there actually.

    u r correct, actually good for less investor come in. so, much of ppl buy for own stay.if not all unit wil empty after oc pass.if i buy for invest also easy to sell bcos not much of competitor..haha

  132. lalazai
    November 25th, 2013 at 00:12 | #132

    means 348k only? price ady decrease? free s&p and loan legal fee? free stamp duty? DIBS?

  133. kaka
    November 25th, 2013 at 00:57 | #133

    the price jz same as i bought on july. i believe only free snp.

  134. Chocolate
    November 25th, 2013 at 09:18 | #134

    Can anyone to confirm is this taman flood free area? Knowing that Machang Bubok was always flood whenever in serious downpour.

  135. kaka
    November 25th, 2013 at 11:39 | #135

    oh man.. last 2 month rainy season even BM town n alma flood din see any issue here.

  136. chia
    November 26th, 2013 at 15:14 | #136

    kaka :
    oh man.. last 2 month rainy season even BM town n alma flood din see any issue here.

    in you observation,this area is free from flood? so which plot u bought?any update? 2DT all already sold out?

  137. kaka
    November 27th, 2013 at 00:44 | #137

    yes. i always passby the site to monitor the progress.. i bought a 2st face to field and now tht row sold out.

  138. BM
    November 27th, 2013 at 14:47 | #138

    How to get into the site, go around several time before but unable to find any route to the place….

  139. chia
    November 27th, 2013 at 17:33 | #139

    kaka :
    yes. i always passby the site to monitor the progress.. i bought a 2st face to field and now tht row sold out.

    i also go to booking already..so maybe we will become neighbor

  140. kaka
    November 27th, 2013 at 23:07 | #140

    @BM
    nw the 2st site is open to view show house. u cn go sat n sun,i think there is sales person there.

  141. kaka
    November 27th, 2013 at 23:09 | #141

    ok. nice to meet u.@chia

  142. chia
    November 28th, 2013 at 10:42 | #142

    @kaka
    nice to meet you too..my house also face to the landscape garden

  143. kaka
    November 28th, 2013 at 23:00 | #143

    Don’t know whether u surf Cari or not. Plz have a close contact there. http://cforum.cari.com.my/forum.php?mod=viewthread&tid=3141944&page=2#pid115154350 @chia

  144. New York
    December 2nd, 2013 at 11:18 | #144

    I have visited to the BM Highlands last week, in my opinion, the house is good but location might not strategic. I really impress with the structure and quality of the house, as well as the environment and concept, one point which I need to emphasize is the total unit is not compact or crowded if compare with other G&G concept house which there may occupied up to 300 or 400 more units. Honestly, I have visited and observed the site progress & show house, all I can said that the unit is worth to buy with they indicated price, but the only concern for me is the location, it might take years for the developing in surroundings. Hence, for those have no concern on the location, I can said is value for money. Anyhow, others may not believe what I commented here, so you may pay a visit to the site and make own judgement as well.

  145. New York
    December 2nd, 2013 at 11:24 | #145

    For those interested buyer, it’s advisable for own stay, not for investment.

  146. chia
    December 2nd, 2013 at 12:15 | #146

    New York :
    For those interested buyer, it’s advisable for own stay, not for investment.

    In my opinion, can be invest if you can hold ur property at least 3-4 years.

  147. New York
    December 2nd, 2013 at 13:54 | #147

    Chia, yes you may right as we unable to predict any future development in this area. Moreover 350K for double storey in BM area might hard to find which many already cost more than 400k. I have a look on the double storey, only not comfortable with the 1st floor small bedroom which the partition is quite weird, others looks OK, especially the high ceiling concept.

  148. Guest
    December 6th, 2013 at 21:41 | #148

    @New York
    Main road leading to the site Jalan Gajah Mati was flooded on Monday 2 Dec because the river with small overhead bridge was overflow. My friend stayed at Taman Bidara unable to go back to his house. Just for your info all buyer. Afraid the bridge will collapse on day.

  149. Think
    December 6th, 2013 at 23:46 | #149

    @Guest

    Anyway it’s too far away from Butterworth, not interested.

  150. chia
    December 13th, 2013 at 11:51 | #150

    Guest :
    @New York
    Main road leading to the site Jalan Gajah Mati was flooded on Monday 2 Dec because the river with small overhead bridge was overflow. My friend stayed at Taman Bidara unable to go back to his house. Just for your info all buyer. Afraid the bridge will collapse on day.

    Many place flood at that day, river overflow a bit and just not more than 1 hour. actually not big deal bcos still have another road can be go inside.

  151. chia
    December 13th, 2013 at 11:59 | #151

    Think :
    @Guest
    Anyway it’s too far away from Butterworth, not interested.

    if u r wage earners,want come and back from butterworth everday. It can be say that is far away. whatever, bm highland very near to alma area, second bridge if u familiar to that place. don’t follow the GPS.

  152. T
    December 27th, 2013 at 16:54 | #152

    Anyone heard of termite issues around bm highland?

  153. chia
    January 10th, 2014 at 18:12 | #153

    3-Storey Terrace show house official lunching will be at 11/1 – 12/1/2014.

  154. Guest
    January 11th, 2014 at 16:21 | #154

    @chia

    I think u are the sales agent for this project….. Always u only give good comment to this project…

  155. Ah Dog
    January 11th, 2014 at 17:44 | #155

    风水质最佳的地面, 世外桃源! 请问是在卖骨灰灵位吗?

  156. chia
    January 11th, 2014 at 18:33 | #156

    Guest :
    @chia
    I think u are the sales agent for this project….. Always u only give good comment to this project…

    sorry..guess wrong..maybe you will get the answer if you serious read through the previous comment. Anywhere, this is my own perspective, maybe you have you own different perspective.

  157. Ah Dog
    January 11th, 2014 at 21:59 | #157

    Don’t look at the location, i would say this is a dream house that most ppl looking for! gate & guarded with landscape garden. But anyway, location is the top consideration and that’s why, Penang Island property is still the best, even live in 30th floor with 700sq.

  158. chia
    January 11th, 2014 at 22:45 | #158

    @Ah Dog
    If you have insider news and you know well about future on this place, you will consider it.

  159. Chocolate
    January 12th, 2014 at 00:30 | #159

    So what is the insider news? Let’s share!

  160. ck_100
    ck_100
    January 12th, 2014 at 10:06 | #160

    I believe it is too isolated to be reach….

  161. thinking
    January 14th, 2014 at 19:00 | #161

    Only one small road access into this isolated residency area…can’t imagine any future developing plan here…developer now is concentrate in seberang prai selatan area – batu kawan, jawi, simpang ampat…etc.

  162. All bullshiter
    March 3rd, 2014 at 10:30 | #162

    All people say that this area is not good, do you all go to the site to take a look on your own eyes? If not, then dont just say is good or not strategic.

    Last time, when alma start to develop, many also say that alma cannot be developed, as well as tambun and batu kawan, but now how? the answer is there.
    You will never know how government going to develop the area, unless you have some one to tell you some secret, which most of the developer have. Do you think Jadi group is not as clever as you to foreseen the future of their project? if you are so pro to foreseen the future, you are not just an employee but a developer.

  163. All bullshiter
    March 3rd, 2014 at 13:52 | #163

    @New York
    Ya agree, the small room layout is weird, not suit to stay, and the outside part of the small room also bad design, so if ok in financial, may be should go for triple storey

  164. kak
    March 21st, 2014 at 16:20 | #164

    @All bullshiter
    Have you bought a unit there?

  165. kaka
    May 22nd, 2014 at 14:32 | #165

    Double storey and 3 storey ready to be sold out. Only left few unit for the whole project. We will see the future PJ of BM from this project.

  166. Concern buyer
    May 22nd, 2014 at 15:34 | #166

    kaka :
    Double storey and 3 storey ready to be sold out. Only left few unit for the whole project. We will see the future PJ of BM from this project.

    This one use Jalan Gajah Mati or Jalan Besar? That day I go along Jalan Gajah Mati, the road so small and dangerous. And scary.

  167. kaka
    May 26th, 2014 at 16:37 | #167

    @Concern buyer
    The road actually link to New Jit Sin school and simpang ampat. There is potential area to be develop.

  168. Concern buyer
    May 26th, 2014 at 16:45 | #168

    @kaka
    You’re talking about Jalan Gajah Mati. Yes, I use that road to go to Simpang Ampat from Jalan Kulim. But currently is a small road and dangerous for lady to drive alone.

  169. kaka
    May 27th, 2014 at 02:14 | #169

    @Concern buyer
    Yes because the road still dark in night. Nowaday Tmn Bidara start to see more and more residence move in, one is because rental lowest. Everywhere is risk but so far we don’t see any crime reported. Police station is located within 2km, and able to see they are patrol around. The malay residence actually we can see they affort to own Rm60k+ cars.

  170. GF
    June 16th, 2014 at 11:39 | #170

    Pass by there yesterday night, the road there is very dark and quiet, really scary for female who drive thru there alone.

  171. PN
    August 5th, 2014 at 16:30 | #171

    Tmn Bidara house cheap but thief also much..10years before we buy RM92K plus cost renovation+Furniture ard RM100K, 2012 sold out only RM120K, im moved coz both side no neighbour ard 10years le…lauzy area…behind is shoplot mostly is for investment swallow nest…very noisy…my bonsai planted since baby tree at garden ard 8years boy height also stolen by thief on midnight..my husband sad 2days.

  172. kiki
    October 12th, 2014 at 20:25 | #172

    Just intend to buy.
    Hi all, whats your opinion.
    Pls advice .

  173. kaka
    October 16th, 2014 at 02:28 | #173

    @kiki
    For long term investment yes. For self-living Yes.
    The environment is green and you will like it. However there is still need years to develop.

  174. kiki
    October 16th, 2014 at 12:32 | #174

    Tq Kaka
    By the way, how long you estimate for the investment.
    I saw the above comments for the bad safety part. What do you think?

  175. kiki
    October 16th, 2014 at 13:46 | #175

    Tq Kiki.
    By the way, can you estimate need to wait how many years that place can be develop. Almost all the above are negative comments about especially the safety. Taman Bidara also one of the bad place.

  176. poen
    December 24th, 2014 at 22:05 | #176

    hi, is anyone know still got any units left? price? DST? 3ST? Semi D? any rebat @ discount?

    thks

  177. kiki
    January 1st, 2015 at 23:16 | #177

    Still have..double storey…still.a lot

  178. mahsing
    January 2nd, 2015 at 09:40 | #178

    kiki :
    Still have..double storey…still.a lot

    This is expected.

  179. kaka
    March 1st, 2015 at 17:59 | #179

    @kiki
    Hi kiki, BMH distance from Hill Park less than 1km, but Hill Park already selling 500k above for the DST. Both the environment the Hill Park and BMH is sharing, and we are buying future value for BMH. Bidara is one of the failure project because of the developer, not the environment. In fact, security concern is everywhere in Malaysia, we wish the development over there will getting better as linking to Kulim and Batu Kawan.

  180. Lah
    April 20th, 2015 at 23:13 | #180

    The road going here too many big lorry.. So dangerous.. Especially night time.. Unless they make bigger road.. Just wrong location

  181. Ex Taman Bidara
    May 16th, 2015 at 21:13 | #181

    My friend still stay at Taman Bidara near to BM Highland said on 12 May 2015 which was raining heavilly the raod (Jalan Gajah Mati) which is the only road to taman bidara were flooded. Kampung houses at the area were badly hit. Water rise almost 6 feet at the kampung house. My friend could not go out to work as the only road there was flooded and many car got stuck due to high water as they drove through the high water level.

    No wonder still a lot of houses cannot be sold out at BM Highland…

  182. Walaa
    June 20th, 2015 at 06:56 | #182

    Been to the showhouse. Dst. Design not good and piping all expose. Location definitely nkt good as the road lead to there even scary during daytime as too many big lorry.

    If you want to retire, probably a good place.

  183. minions
    June 20th, 2015 at 09:39 | #183

    I stay in BM for 30+ years. This place is totally out from my choice due to the location. Not good for investment or own stay.

  184. Aman
    August 18th, 2015 at 12:22 | #184

    4 years already.. not yet complete? Normally take 2 years der..

  185. seng
    January 9th, 2016 at 17:46 | #185

    if you buy for investment now, u sure cry dying

  186. tc
    October 25th, 2016 at 12:27 | #186

    Pls Don’t buy the house cause the Developer is Profiteer and built the house with bad defects, Soil settlement and crack seriously . Taman Cowin Indah & Tambun Royale city also under this Developer .
    Newspaper on 24Oct 16 is about Residents complaint the house issue to developer .

  187. Ann Lim
    March 19th, 2017 at 20:35 | #187

    i am looking double storey bangalow

    land : 5000 sqf

    PM pls

  188. Ann Lim
    March 23rd, 2017 at 00:25 | #188

    Hi, I am Ann, may i know when the phase 2 double storey bungalow will be complete? and i am looking for land area 500sqf, may i know how much. thanks and wish to hear you soon.
    My email : annlimcy@yahoo.com

  189. Amy
    May 21st, 2018 at 11:59 | #189

    Hi I’m looking for a new project Terrance house arounc raja uda, sungai dua, Bm. Any info can email me : peichu@ymail.com

  190. NT_77
    September 5th, 2018 at 15:53 | #190

    Went to visit my relative there last week. Surprisingly the environment very serene. my relative said the semi-d and bungalow for phase 1 already sold out, just left few units of 2st. Going there to survey again next week during holidays. Any house owner here can share your views?

  191. KAKA
    October 30th, 2018 at 22:58 | #191

    @NT_77
    I am planning to selling out my unit. The unit is lorong 6 facing to padang. Let me know if you are interested.

  192. Idaj89
    March 1st, 2019 at 16:06 | #192

    @KAKA

    pm me the details if still available. Looking for house around that area. Working in Kulim soon.

    @NT_77,
    Yes, like the environment, tranquil and big empty space.
    Inquire about the semi-d, but need to wait for phase 2.

  193. Thomas Lim
    March 19th, 2019 at 12:22 | #193

    Any double story house still avialable at bm highland?

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