Their influence is seen in numerous facets of the home ownership journey, from property research and project viewings to financing, credit assessment, purchasing and more, as innovative solutions provide accessibility, convenience and automation in areas where they have been lacking.
In terms of immediate impacts, however, there’s no doubt that Covid-19 has changed the way we live. Property portals (76 percent), social media platforms (64 percent), and blogs and online articles (42 percent) are now the most popular sources of property information for home seekers, surpassing property agents (40 percent) and friends and family (29 percent), according to a recent study by PropertyGuru, the nation’s largest property site.
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MAKING THE RIGHT PIVOT TO ADAPT TO CHANGING TIMES
The arrival of the pandemic has disrupted industries both globally and nationwide. Much like its peers, the property industry was left to face an unprecedented number of shifts and along with the shifts, came the impact as well.
THE YEAR IN REVIEW 2020
In an unprecedented year, businesses faced both struggles and opportunities in the midst of a pandemic. With more focus on digitalisation, the business community have found themselves in a shift that is changing the way Malaysian consumers behave with technology, requiring a more seamless and effective experience.
OFFERING USERS A SMOOTHER DRIVE
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MAKING THE SUSTAINABLE CHOICE FOR YOUR BUSINESS
Sustainability has been at the forefront of business discussions in recent years, making it an unavoidable topic that every business needs to be aware of as we preserve our world for future generations in everything we do for our people, planet and community.
LEVERAGE INTERNET PENETRATION TO EXPAND E-COMMERCE MARKET
Sofea Azahar is Research Analyst at EMIR Research, a think tank focused on strategic policy recommendations based on rigorous research.
EXIM BANK CONTINUES TO BE PREFERRED TRADE FINANCIER FOR GLOBAL BUSINESSES
Despite the challenging Covid-19 situation and decline in oil prices, Export-Import Bank of Malaysia Berhad (EXIM Bank) continues to be the preferred trade financier and advisor of global businesses, as it finds ways to lend its support to Malaysian businesses by financing their cross-border projects.
DRIVING DIGITAL RECOVERY THROUGH SMES
BusinessToday speaks to Facebook Malaysia’s Country Director, Nicole Tan on the importance of SMEs leveraging digital tools to expand their offerings and why platforms like Facebook hold the responsibility in helping the community
E-PEDAGOGY: STIMULATING THE PHYSICAL LEARNING EXPERIENCE USING EDTECH
Schools across the Asia Pacific were caught off guard and unprepared when the Covid-19 pandemic hit.
A RAY OF LIGHT IN 2021...?
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Mental Health And The Effects On The Economy
Jamari Mohtar and Tam Mei Si are part of the research team of EMIR Research, an independent think tank focused on strategic policy recommendations based on rigorous research.
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COVID-19 TURNS MALAYSIA'S GLOVE MAKERS INTO BILLIONAIRES
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The Virus Clips AirAsia's Wings
The region’s premier discount carrier may have to lower its ambitions
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Penang Looks Like A Trade War Winner
Malaysia’s electronics manufacturing hub is drawing renewed interest as China and the U.S. battle
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Retro-realistic machined-metal muscle car
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