Malaysia Consumer Sentiment Study H2 2020

PropertyGuru Editorial Team
Malaysia Consumer Sentiment Study H2 2020
A one-stop resource center for our findings and analysis from the Malaysia Consumer Sentiment Study.

Consumer Sentiment Study H2 2020

We interviewed 1,010 respondents in Malaysia between May to June 2020 via online questionnaires to gain insights and sentiment of the current property market. This biannual study conducted since 2009 measures property-related sentiments and is aimed to help property seekers, agents and developers understand the local property market better.
Findings from the recent study show Malaysians are confident and positive about property ownership.

Buying sentiment

Malaysians have come to realise that location is not the sole important factor when it comes to buying a property. Property seekers are now focusing on conducive and ideal living spaces as well as relying on trusted developers when choosing a property. Read more:
Many were faced with financial constraints and to ease the cash flow of individuals who are likely to be the most affected by COVID-19, the government stepped up efforts in providing measures to ease these burdens, leaving behind a great impression. Read more:
Spending long periods of time confined in a house has brought out the many challenges faced by everyday Malaysians especially the younger brood who have found the desire to own a place they can call their own. Read more:
Malaysians have been looking for top-quality developments to buy a home and that too in Klang Valley. Here we show which 6 developments are the most preferred based on the findings. Read more:

Insights from our previous Consumer Sentiment Survey

Consumer Sentiment Study H1 2020

Malaysians have constantly cited poor credit history as the main factor preventing their home loan approval. We share what are the difficulties faced in securing home loans, along with the ways to tackle them effectively. Read more:
Buyers are finally giving sustainability and energy-saving features more thought in their home buying journey. Find out which energy-saving features rank the highest when it comes to future purchases. Read more:
More property seekers are considering a property that is built using the IBS method as it is an important factor to ensure housing becomes more affordable. Read more:

Consumer Sentiment Study H2 2019

Malaysians have preferences when it comes to buying a property and here the top 5 reasons that are important and influential during the buying process. Read more:
With the new government (Pakatan Harapan) came in place, confidence in the real estate market has pushed up the satisfaction levels higher compared to 5 years ago. Read more: