The Improvement Expenditures of Urban Homeowners: An Empirical Analysis
AbstractThis paper presents evidence on the factors influencing the housing improvement expenditures of urban homeowners. In comparison to prior work, a more completely specified model was estimated. In particular, variables measuring the price of inputs and neighborhood quality were included and found to have a statistically significant impact on the maintenance and improvement expenditures of central city homeowners. Copyright American Real Estate and Urban Economics Association.
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Volume (Year): 14 (1986)
Issue (Month): 1 ()
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