The impact of internet on real-estate market in Oman

Abdullah Said Al-Kindi, Ali Hamad Al Badi, Ali Obaid Al-Majeeni

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Abstract

This research aims to explore the impact of the Internet on real-estate market in Oman. It started with an investigation of the online real-estate services that are available to clients in Oman. Then, a questionnaire was conducted with the potential clients to obtain their feedback on using Internet and dealing with online real-estate businesses. Moreover, some interviews were carried out with real-estate brokers to investigate how much they rely on Interne tin their businesses. Finally, the study concluded with a set of recommendations for different parties such as: realestate brokers and real-estate companies. Additionally, the findings might be of great value for Information Technology Authority (ITA), which serves as a competency center on best practices in e-Governance and in harnessing ICT in Oman.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationInformation Management in the Networked Economy
Subtitle of host publicationIssues and Solutions - Proceedings of the 8th International Business Information Management Association Conference, IBIMA 2007
PublisherInternational Business Information Management Association, IBIMA
Pages631-640
Number of pages10
ISBN (Print)9780975339374
Publication statusPublished - 2007
Event8th International Business Information Management Association Conference, IBIMA 2007 - Dublin, Ireland
Duration: Jun 20 2007Jun 22 2007

Other

Other8th International Business Information Management Association Conference, IBIMA 2007
CountryIreland
CityDublin
Period6/20/076/22/07

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Keywords

  • E-commerce
  • Real estate and real estate brokers
  • Web design

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Business and International Management
  • Management Information Systems
  • Management of Technology and Innovation
  • Information Systems and Management

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Al-Kindi, A. S., Al Badi, A. H., & Al-Majeeni, A. O. (2007). The impact of internet on real-estate market in Oman. In Information Management in the Networked Economy: Issues and Solutions - Proceedings of the 8th International Business Information Management Association Conference, IBIMA 2007 (pp. 631-640). International Business Information Management Association, IBIMA.