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… 

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