Housing demand in Malaysia / Sharena Mohd Nur

Mohd Nur, Sharena (2015) Housing demand in Malaysia / Sharena Mohd Nur. UNSPECIFIED thesis, Universiti Teknologi MARA, Sabah.


This research consists three main objectives which is to explain factors that determines impact toward household demand toward a house, to investigate the relationship between housing demands toward income per capita, price of house itself, population in Malaysia, and BLR and last but not least is to determine the main factors that influences household demand toward housing in term of geographic factor (population), income per capita and housing characteristic (housing market price) and BLR. This study will help researchers to understanding the housing demand in Malaysia and other variable that changes the consumers demand toward dwelling unit. Hence, other variable that influence consumers demand toward housing demand is Base Lending Rate (BLR), housing price index, per capita income, and population. Based on those three variables, there will be variables that mostly influence and effect consumers decision toward a dwelling units. Moreover, this research are using secondary data in which data are collected on websites and to add more, cross-sectional data are being chosen because in this research are using panel data that deal other countries data such as Malaysia, Thailand, Australia and Canada data. From four countries, each countries data collected starting from year 2005 up to 2013. The statistical software which is Eview7 is being used in order to analyze and to generate the data. The result from the multiple regression analysis shows only housing price index give positive relationship toward housing demand and this result has supported by previous research by (Stein, 1995), who state a positive connection between the dwelling unit price and consumer housing consumption for an housing demand in term of single house unit. Other variable such as BLR, per capita income and population shows negative relationship toward housing demand.


Item Type: Thesis (UNSPECIFIED)
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Mohd Nur, Sharena
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Ismail @ Reduan, Wahi
Subjects: T Technology > TX Home economics > The house. Including arrangement, care, servants
Divisions: Universiti Teknologi MARA, Sabah > Kota Kinabalu Campus > Faculty of Business and Management
Programme: Bachelor of Business Administration (Hons) Business Economics
Keywords: Housing; Income; Price of house
Date: 2015
URI: https://ir.uitm.edu.my/id/eprint/95657
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