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Article 40

This Article Volume 3 Issue 2

First published December 2013, doi : 10.7187/GJAT402013.03.02
Publisher Kolej Universiti Islam Sultan Azlan Shah, Perak, Malaysia.
 
Home Financing Pricing Issues in the Bay’ Bithaman Ajil (BBA) and
Musharakah Mutanaqisah (MMP)
Syahidawati Shahwan, Mustafa Omar Mohammad, Zaharuddin Abdul Rahman
 
Abstract
 
Islamic banking in Malaysia has evolved rapidly since its first invention in 1983. Throughout 30 years of development, various products have been developed to fulfill the demands of the society both Muslim and Non-Muslim. Positive support and constructive criticisms have flourished the industry and made the product innovation to be enhanced accordingly. With regards to the products, retail financing is observed to be so dearer to the society compared to other form of financing like trade and corporate. Home financing is regarded as the most influential one since it normally affects long term commitment of the customer. Thus, this paper aims at analysing pricing issue of home financing products offered in Malaysia specifically BBA and MMP. The study uses content analysis method with intense and analytical readings of the previous texts and literatures on issues observed in the two products. The issue will then be comparatively reviewed using Maqasid-based appraisals.
 
Keywords:Islamic Banking; Home Financing;Bay’Bithaman Ajil (BBA); MusharakahMutanaqisah (MMP); Maqasid al-Shari’ah
 
 
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