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HOUSING MARKET SEGMENTATION IN THE CITY OF SÃO PAULO: A SPATIAL DATA ANALYSIS

id eres2010_402
authors Morettini, Maria Teresa Coelho; Jungles, Antonio Edésio; Hochheim, Norberto
year 2010
title HOUSING MARKET SEGMENTATION IN THE CITY OF SÃO PAULO: A SPATIAL DATA ANALYSIS
source 17th Annual European Real Estate Society Conference in Milan, Italy
summary On the housing market literature there is a consensus to adopt the existence of submarkets and the recognition that the urban housing market should be portrayed as a set of distinct and inter-related submarkets. It is important to understand how the metropolitan areas are divided into housing submarkets for several reasons, including: increasing the accuracy of statistical models that are used to estimate the price of houses, improving the ability of lenders and investors in define the financial risk; and provide information to the buyer to find a residence. Segmentation can be attributed to individual characteristics of households, attributes of the site and the characteristics of the neighborhood. In this context, spatial econometrics is an important tool as it considers the spatial location of housing units. Therefore, this study aims to determine the housing market segmentation in São Paulo using property data from the last ten years (3,590 vertical condominiums). The program GeoDa will be used, since it allows doing statistical tests from geo-referenced data to detect the influence of spatial effects in hedonic models of house prices.
keywords segmentation, spatial autocorrelation, housing submarkets
series ERES:conference
email mariateresamorettini@gmail.com
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session Market Research, Analysis & Forecasting (3)
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