The median sale at Setapak, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia is RM 470,000

RM 280,000
RM 268 (PSF)
RM 470,000
RM 355 (PSF)
RM 600,000
RM 448 (PSF)



Setapak is a huge suburb in Kuala Lumpur. It is located nearby Batu Caves, Sentul and Titiwangsa. Setapak covers rapidly modernizing areas including Wangsa Maju, Setiawangsa and Taman Melawati.

Formerly a tin-mining and rubber estate, Setapak’s name is said to be derived from a Malay word that means ‘one step’, due to its proximity to Kuala Lumpur.

Major roads serving Setapak include Duta-Ulu Kelang Expressway (DUKE), Kuala Lumpur Middle Ring Road 2, Karak Expressway, Jalan Gombak and Jalan Genting Kelang.

Public transportations available here include bus services as well as Kelana Jaya LRT line at stations namely Sri Rampai, Wangsa Maju, Taman Melati and Gombak.

Setapak is a very mature suburb, there are ample facilities and amenities for the conveniences of people living there. Malls in the area include Melawati Mall, Setapak Central Mall (previously known as KL Festival City) and Wangsa Walk Mall.

Schools include Chong Hwa Primary School, Marian Convent Primary School, Air Panas Girls School, Setapak High School and Tunku Abdul Rahman University College (TAR UC).

Apart from these, Royal Selangor Visitor Centre is a famous attraction with pewter galleries, factory and retail store. Royal Selangor is a Malaysian pewter manufacturer and retailer. It is said to be the largest of its kind in the world.

Food offerings there are not lacking either. There is a wide range of cuisines available such as Indian, Chinese, Malay, Taiwanese, Korean and many more.

Affordable and Convenient Location

Setapak is an affordable option for property buyers and tenants. According to Hartamas Real Estate (OUG) Sdn Bhd negotiator Jack Tian, owner-occupiers are drawn to good accessibility for road transport as well as public transport.

Another draw is tourist attractions nearby such as Bukit Tabur, Berjaya Hills Resort, and Genting Highlands that make for nice weekend getaways.

Population in Setapak has increased tremendously in recent years, as more and more condominiums and commercial buildings are being established in the vicinity.

Tian said that typical tenants here include professionals as well as university and college students mainly from the Tunku Abdul Rahman University College which is located on Jalan Genting Kelang.

Tian observed that high-rise homes in Setapak attract a good rental demand. Vivahomes Realty senior negotiator Jantson Loh concurred and noted that Setapak’s strategic location close to Ampang and Kuala Lumpur city centre, coupled with its affordability and the presence of Tunku Abdul Rahman University College, makes the area’s rental market easy to sustain.

Loh found that students prefer condos near Jalan Genting Klang such as PV 12, PV 13, PV 15 and PV 16, as well as condos in Taman Melati, thanks to the many nearby eateries and shops, and a free shuttle-bus service by Tunku Abdul Rahman University College that covers these areas.

Past Transactions

Project / TownShipsTypeMedian Price PsfMedian PriceFiled Transactions
Taman MelatiFlat,Condominium/Apartment,Terrace HouseRM 270RM 193,694310 Transactions
Desiran Bayu @ Sri RampaiCluster House,Terrace House,Semi-Detached HouseRM 491RM 828,625287 Transactions
Taman Teratai MewahFlat,Condominium/Apartment,Terrace HouseRM 340RM 262,504285 Transactions
Danau KotaFlat,Terrace House,Condominium/ApartmentRM 221RM 205,371225 Transactions
Pangsapuri Bandaraya GombakFlat,Condominium/Apartment,Town HouseRM 254RM 144,753196 Transactions
Platinum Lake Condominium PV 20Condominium/ApartmentRM 400RM 556,546185 Transactions
Setapak JayaCluster House,Flat,Terrace HouseRM 316RM 202,282167 Transactions
Taman Sri RampaiTerrace House,Condominium/ApartmentRM 527RM 532,758165 Transactions
Genting CourtCondominium/Apartment,FlatRM 297RM 230,865153 Transactions
Platinum Victory Lake City PV 13Condominium/ApartmentRM 377RM 538,056153 Transactions

Rent and Sale Prices in Setapak

BedroomsSale PriceMonthly RentRental Yield
1RM 346,112RM 1,5415.34%
2RM 322,781RM 1,4925.55%
3RM 444,689RM 1,7424.7%
4RM 627,401RM 1,9633.75%
5RM 1,011,304RM ----

Price per Square Foot

SectorPrice Psf (Non Landed)Price Psf (Landed)
Area AverageRM 345RM 384
State AverageRM 475RM 508