International Journal of Housing Markets and Analysis


Built Environment

Table Of Contents: Volume 6 Issue 1 - Special Issue: Modelling Housing Markets

Residential property price indices: fit for purpose?

Richard Grover, Christine Grover

Residential property price indices (RPPI) are widely used to monitor trends. This article aims to pose the question as to whether the choice of methodology is significant…

House price indexes and cyclical behavior

Marcelo Bianconi, Joe A. Yoshino

The purpose of this paper is to use data on new apartment offerings in the municipality of Sao Paulo, Brazil to illustrate its main claim that the hedonic direct method…

Household attributes and the future demand for retirement housing

Michael Ball, Anupam Nanda

Ageing populations provoke the question of how much bespoke housing should be provided for the elderly. Older people are generally reluctant to move but as they age health…

The importance of unobserved attributes in hedonic house price models

Liv Osland

Hedonic models are commonly used in housing markets studies to obtain quantitative measures of various implicit prices. The use of panel data in other fields of research…

Hedonic price model: defining neighbourhoods with Thiessen polygons

Marko Kryvobokov

The purpose of the paper is to verify whether the version of neighbourhoods created from the lowest geographical level improve a predictive accuracy of hedonic model in…

Comparing alternative house price indices: evidence from asking prices in Malta

Joseph Falzon, David Lanzon

The paper aims to describe, construct, and compare alternative price indices for real estate in Malta over the period 1980‐2010.



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