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Determinants of millennials’ acceptance towards tawarruq home financing in Sandakan, Sabah, Malaysia

Faizah Panggi (Labuan Faculty of International Finance, Universiti Malaysia Sabah, Labuan, Malaysia)
Hanudin Amin (Labuan Faculty of International Finance, Universiti Malaysia Sabah, Labuan, Malaysia)
Imran Mehboob Shaikh (Labuan Faculty of International Finance, Universiti Malaysia Sabah, Labuan, Malaysia)

International Journal of Housing Markets and Analysis

ISSN: 1753-8270

Article publication date: 7 December 2022

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Abstract

Purpose

The purpose of this study was to investigate the factors that influence the millennials’ intention to choose tawarruq home financing in Sandakan, Sabah, Malaysia.

Design/methodology/approach

The primary data were gathered via the questionnaire survey administered among Islamic banking customers in Sandakan, Sabah. Data obtained were analysed via multiple regression analysis using the software, Statistical Package for Social Sciences.

Findings

This study found that attitude, subjective norm, perceived behavioural control, religiosity and knowledge in muamalat had a positive significant relationship towards millennials’ intention to choose tawarruq home financing in Sandakan, Sabah.

Research limitations/implications

This study used the sample size by inviting over 150 participants who filled the questionnaires and the area of coverage for the current study was limited to Sandakan, Sabah, Malaysia. Besides, the contributions of this study were confined to those factors examined in the research’s conceptual framework.

Practical implications

The results obtained through this study can help muamalat practitioners in providing the best practice of tawarruq home financing in the locality at best. In addition, this study also helps to guide managers of Islamic banks to plan better offers of the facility among local folks.

Originality/value

This study integrated religiosity and knowledge in muamalat in explaining millennials’ acceptance of tawarruq home financing in Sandakan, Sabah, Malaysia.

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Acknowledgements

This research is funded by the Ministry of Higher Education, Malaysia (MOHE), FRGS/1/2021/SS01/UMS/02/1.

Citation

Panggi, F., Amin, H. and Shaikh, I.M. (2022), "Determinants of millennials’ acceptance towards tawarruq home financing in Sandakan, Sabah, Malaysia", International Journal of Housing Markets and Analysis, Vol. ahead-of-print No. ahead-of-print. https://doi.org/10.1108/IJHMA-05-2022-0067

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Emerald Publishing Limited

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