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Bandar Seri Begawan

What is your housing like? What are typical housing sizes, locations, and commute times for expatriates?

Houses, condos, apartments, a wide variety of types. Commute times vary with the four rush hour times each day. Without traffic you can get everywhere in Bandar in 20 minutes. With traffic it can take much much longer. - Aug 7, 2014
Most people live in single houses. These are generally quite spacious but show wear and tear pretty quickly. Expats generally live in the same areas, clustered together. There are a few apartment buildings that have pools, parking, and sometimes other common spaces. - Nov 6, 2013
High standard. Commute to work is 10 minutes. - Dec 29, 2008
Housing is typically apartments and single family homes. - Jan 2, 2008