In the Age of Cities: The Impact of Urbanisation on House Prices and Affordability

  title={In the Age of Cities: The Impact of Urbanisation on House Prices and Affordability},
  author={Lisette van Doorn and Amanprit Arnold and Eli Rapoport},
  journal={Hot Property},
Rapid urbanisation as well as demographic and technological changes are among the trends reshaping the cities in which we live, work and play. This paper explores how these trends, the growing diversity of household types and demands, and the development of residential real estate as a mainstream investment sector impact the housing market in major cities. These factors are contributing, in many cities, to rising house prices, affordable housing shortages and inflexible housing stock. These… 
Spatial and Statistical Analysis of Urban Poverty for Sustainable City Development
One of the main pillars of sustainable urban development at the local scale is to control the social aspect of urban equality of socio-economic systems. A number of studies confirm that poverty in
Factors determining housing prices: empirical evidence from a developing country’s Pakistan
Purpose This study aims to explore empirically the impact of various factors/determinants on housing prices at the country level as well as in Lahore, the most populous metropolitan city of the most
Determinant Influencing Factors for Subsidized House Preferences in Bandung Regency
The increasing population with a limited area of land makes house prices in Bandung City becoming expensive. Many people looking for a cheaper price in the outer city such as in the area around
The New Urban Profession: Entering the Age of Uncertainty
The context of urbanism is changing rapidly. The context for working in the field of urban design and planning is influenced by the pace of change; uncertainty; and massive transitions. The urban
Mobility Need-Adaptive Housing Platforms: The Benefit of a Commute Time Search Feature
A prototypically implemented online platform with and without a commute time search feature was evaluated and the treatment specification achieved significantly better results in terms of information quality and technology acceptance, implicating that such a design should be preferred for websites that facilitate the search for apartments.
The Involvement of Real Estate Companies in Sustainable Development—An Analysis from the SDGs Reporting Perspective
As transparency has become the new paradigm of economic activities, we set out to analyse the extent to which the EU real estate companies legitimise their role in society through the sustainable
Macroeconomic Determinants of Housing Prices: A Cross Country Level Analysis
The paper investigates the macroeconomic determinants of rising housing prices from a cross country perspective. The random-effect models’ analysis suggests that rent, price-to-income ratio,
The Importance of Economic Variables on London Real Estate Market: A Random Forest Approach
This paper follows the recent literature on real estate price prediction and proposes to take advantage of machine learning techniques to better explain which variables are more important in


Density: Drivers, Dividends and Debates
The farmer review of the UK construction labour model
  • 2016