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International Journal of Housing Markets and Analysis

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Editorial objectives
Published quarterly, International Journal of Housing Markets and Analysis provides an international forum for the interchange of information and ideas relating to housing, housing markets and the interaction thereof. International Journal of Housing Markets and Analysis aims to provide an holistic view of housing through its coverage of varied and diverse aspects of the housing industry including, amongst others, finance, demography, valuation and planning.

Editorial criteria
Articles which detail practice and methodology in international housing markets (including Europe,USA, Asia, Australia, Africa and other countries) will be actively encouraged. The journal will publish:
• Peer-reviewed papers illustrating the latest research, trends and developments in the housing field
• Case studies detailing examples of best practice, and solutions to everyday problems
• Law reports assessing and discussing new legislation

• housing market analysis including broader aggregate markets using a large-scale approach
• examining individual houses including price, design and cost factors
• depreciation and obsolescence factors affecting housing
• high density housing, especially inner-city and upmarket trends
• social housing considerations and influences
• GIS (geographic information systems) and the use of mapping programs to understand housing trends
• demographics and the relationship with housing e.g. unemployment rates
• trends in low cost housing including viable alternatives
• housing affordability including the option of renting vs. buying
• the effect of financial factors (e.g. interest rates) on housing markets
• valuing housing markets and individual houses
• first-time buyers or first home owners entering the housing market
• the effect of government decisions on housing
• undertaking mass appraisals and advances in technology
• taxation of housing such as for council rating purposes
• emerging housing markets such as third world countries and developing nations
• conversion and modification of houses e.g. to embrace sustainability
• the relationship between the environment and housing
• planning aspects and the integration of housing into the urban environment.

Submission information

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