IDEAS home Printed from https://ideas.repec.org/a/jre/issued/v24n22002p117-128.html
   My bibliography  Save this article

The Linear Algebra of the Sales Comparison Approach

Author

Listed:
  • Hans R. Isakson

    () (University of Northern Iowa, Cedar Falls, IA 50614-0124)

Abstract

This study presents the sales comparison approach to value as a system of linear algebra equations. The difference between appraiser and academician views of this system of equations is shown to pivot on the one-price assumption. The need of appraisers to subjectively derive adjustment factors is shown to be an artifact of the common practice of appraisers to assume multiple indicated values. The use of multiple regression analysis and other statistical techniques by academicians is shown to be possible only given the one-price assumption. Suggestions are presented for the improvement of both views.

Suggested Citation

  • Hans R. Isakson, 2002. "The Linear Algebra of the Sales Comparison Approach," Journal of Real Estate Research, American Real Estate Society, vol. 24(2), pages 117-128.
  • Handle: RePEc:jre:issued:v:24:n:2:2002:p:117-128
    as

    Download full text from publisher

    File URL: http://pages.jh.edu/jrer/papers/pdf/past/vol24n02/01.117_128.pdf
    File Function: Full text
    Download Restriction: no

    Citations

    Citations are extracted by the CitEc Project, subscribe to its RSS feed for this item.
    as


    Cited by:

    1. Thanos, Sotirios & Dubé, Jean & Legros, Diègo, 2016. "Putting time into space: the temporal coherence of spatial applications in the housing market," Regional Science and Urban Economics, Elsevier, vol. 58(C), pages 78-88.

    More about this item

    JEL classification:

    • L85 - Industrial Organization - - Industry Studies: Services - - - Real Estate Services

    Statistics

    Access and download statistics

    Corrections

    All material on this site has been provided by the respective publishers and authors. You can help correct errors and omissions. When requesting a correction, please mention this item's handle: RePEc:jre:issued:v:24:n:2:2002:p:117-128. See general information about how to correct material in RePEc.

    For technical questions regarding this item, or to correct its authors, title, abstract, bibliographic or download information, contact: (JRER Graduate Assistant/Webmaster). General contact details of provider: http://www.aresnet.org/ .

    If you have authored this item and are not yet registered with RePEc, we encourage you to do it here. This allows to link your profile to this item. It also allows you to accept potential citations to this item that we are uncertain about.

    We have no references for this item. You can help adding them by using this form .

    If you know of missing items citing this one, you can help us creating those links by adding the relevant references in the same way as above, for each refering item. If you are a registered author of this item, you may also want to check the "citations" tab in your RePEc Author Service profile, as there may be some citations waiting for confirmation.

    Please note that corrections may take a couple of weeks to filter through the various RePEc services.

    IDEAS is a RePEc service hosted by the Research Division of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis . RePEc uses bibliographic data supplied by the respective publishers.