Buying a House in Penang to Retire To

loading Aerial view of Balk Pulau.

I HAVE TO admit, I have not always liked Penang. I had been somewhat fond of it, but this had been more for sentimental reasons; I met my wife there as an undergraduate, and many of our closest friends we had first met at university, at USM. But as we inch closer to retirement, we begin toying with the idea of spending our autumn years on the Island. Having ensconced ourselves in KL throughout our careers, we have no desire to continue living here once we hang up our boots. Penang has everything we want for a retirement haven – affordability, ...

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