Tuesday, 19 April 2011

Mortgage Comparison: Indonesia: Jakarta vs Pakistan: Islamabad!

Today's daily fix of mortgage comparisons! Giving you an idea of mortgage comparisons from all around the world ;D

Now here we have Indonesia, the city of Jakarta!,
Jakarta is the capital and largest city of Indonesia. Located on the northwest coast of Java, it has an area of 661 square kilometres (255 sq mi) and a 2010 census count population of 9,580,000. Jakarta is the country's economic, cultural and political centre. It is the most populous city in Indonesia and in Southeast Asia, and is the tenth-largest city in the world. The urban area, Jabodetabek, is the second largest in the world. Jakarta is listed as a global city in the 2008 Globalization and World Cities Study Group and Network (GaWC) research

Average House Price: $45,700
Average Mortgage:  $54,200



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And here we have Pakistan, the city of Islamabad!
Islamabad is the capital of Pakistan and the tenth largest city in the country. The population of the city has increased from 100,000 in 1951 to 1.21 million in 2009. The Rawalpindi/Islamabad Metropolitan Area is the third largest in Pakistan with a population of over 4.5 million inhabitants


Average House Price: $48,000
Average Mortgage:  $67,200


So theres the facts guys, Pakistan is slightly more expensive but Indonesia has its own subtle charm, where would you prefer to live? ;D

35 comments:

  1. i gotta go for that indonesia charm, theres just something special about it.

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  2. Jakarta. I'm going to Indonesia.

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  3. I don't like those countries, they are unstable :/

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  4. i love the header on this blog.

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  5. Nice pics, don't know if I'd live there but that is pretty cheap for a house.

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  6. Im liking that Indonesia pic and its a country with not much politics

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  7. I'll go with Indonesia because living on islands would be amazing!

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  8. I would choose Indonesia. I like the culture better.

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  9. nice blog bro - following and supporting

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  10. I'd really prefer indonesia

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  11. Indonesia for definite.
    Too much corruption and media reported madness going on in Pakistan.

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  12. Nice looking areas from what the pictures show and decent priced.

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  13. Indonesia would be my choice and that's really not a bad average for a city of that size.

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  14. pakistan! they have a-bombs!

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  15. If i needed to decide by the photos, i guess i would choose Jakarta. Nice blog by the way :)

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  16. Wish we had house prices like that.

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  17. I think I'd go with Indonesia this time. Just because I like the style of the South Pacific.

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  18. Neither! Can we see a Norway/New Zealand post next time? Cheers dude.

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  19. based on the pics, jakarta looks better

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  20. Gotta say, Jakarta looks interesting!

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  21. once again a great post! so informative!
    can i ask where do you get this info?

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  22. Between the two, I'm thinking Jakarta. Hard to say without at least visiting though.

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  23. based off of this I would probably prefer Jakarta

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  24. i think i'd like jakarta better, the city shot looks cooler and i dont really know much more about the place than that, so thats all i have to base my opinion on :]

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  25. damn i might move there...jk following

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  26. I don't understand how Pakistan is so expensive when half of the country is being bombed by US drones

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