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Applications of Geographic Information Systems for the Analysis of Apartment Rents

This study is the first to incorporate comprehensive regional factors into the analysis of the variations of apartment rent in a particular metropolitan area. A Geographic Information Systems (GIS) procedure is developed to generate regional variables for the analysis. Results show that not only the individual apartment's characteristics, but also the regional factors are important in determining apartment rents.

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Article provided by American Real Estate Society in its journal Journal of Real Estate Research.

Volume (Year): 12 (1996)
Issue (Month): 1 ()
Pages: 79-88

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Handle: RePEc:jre:issued:v:12:n:1:1996:p:79-88
Contact details of provider: Postal: American Real Estate Society Clemson University School of Business & Behavioral Science Department of Finance 401 Sirrine Hall Clemson, SC 29634-1323
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  1. Benjamin, John D & Lusht, Kenneth M, 1993. "Search Costs and Apartment Rents," The Journal of Real Estate Finance and Economics, Springer, vol. 6(2), pages 189-97, March.
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