Comparative Studies of Real Estate Agency Practices and the Way Forward


  • Zarita Ahmad Pusat Pengajian Harta Tanah dan Ukur Bangunan, Kolej Alam Bina, Universiti Teknologi MARA, Shah Alam, Selangor, Malaysia
  • Sharuzaman Mohd Salleh TransAsia Property Consultancy Sdn Bhd, Shah Alam, Selangor, Malaysia
  • Ting Kien Hwa Faculty of Built Environment, Tunku Abdul Rahman University of Management & Technology, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
  • Sharon Yam Department of Economics, Finance & Property, School of Business, Western Sydney University, Australia



Real Estate, Agency Practices , Comparative Study


This paper conducted a comparative analysis between Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia, Australia, and Hong Kong. The study contrasted real estate agency practices based on their practices and regulatory bodies. The cross-comparative analyses displayed evidence of commonalities in the ways that regulatory organizations, registration, and codes of ethics are implemented. The paper will be used as a platform for more in-depth studies to ensure that Malaysia's real estate agency practices are sustainable and robust.  


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How to Cite

Ahmad, Z., Mohd Salleh, S., Kien Hwa, T., & Yam, S. (2024). Comparative Studies of Real Estate Agency Practices and the Way Forward . Environment-Behaviour Proceedings Journal, 9(27), 307–313.