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Short-Term Own-Price and Spillover Effects of Distressed Residential Properties: The Case of a Housing Crash


  • Nasser Daneshvary

    () (University of Nevada Las Vegas)

  • Terrence M. Clauretie

    () (University of Nevada Las Vegas)

  • Ahmad Kader

    () (University of Nevada Las Vegas)


Most previous empirical studies of price spillover effects of foreclosure on no-default transactions are based on data from a stable housing-market period. In this paper, we use 2008 transactions from a housing market with a relatively large number of REO/foreclosures. Our overall results indicate that: (1) REO and in the process of foreclosure have the same spillover effects, but short sales do not produce a spillover effect; (2) models that control for the overall market trend produce smaller spillover effects; (3) the marginal effect of an REO is 1%; (4) the cumulative effects of multiple distressed neighbors can be as severe as 8%; and (5) excluding transactions of homes that were sold under distress from the sample increases the estimated marginal spillover effect to about 2% and the cumulative effects to about 21%.

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  • Nasser Daneshvary & Terrence M. Clauretie & Ahmad Kader, 2011. "Short-Term Own-Price and Spillover Effects of Distressed Residential Properties: The Case of a Housing Crash," Journal of Real Estate Research, American Real Estate Society, vol. 33(2), pages 179-208.
  • Handle: RePEc:jre:issued:v:33:n:2:2011:p:179-208

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    1. William M. Doerner & Andrew V. Leventis, 2013. "Distressed Sales and the FHFA House Price Index," FHFA Staff Working Papers 13-01, Federal Housing Finance Agency.
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    3. Lambie-Hanson, Lauren, 2015. "When does delinquency result in neglect? Mortgage distress and property maintenance," Journal of Urban Economics, Elsevier, vol. 90(C), pages 1-16.
    4. Zhang, Lei & Leonard, Tammy, 2014. "Neighborhood impact of foreclosure: A quantile regression approach," Regional Science and Urban Economics, Elsevier, vol. 48(C), pages 133-143.
    5. Ramya Aroul & J. Hansz, 2014. "The Valuation Impact on Distressed Residential Transactions: Anatomy of a Housing Price Bubble," The Journal of Real Estate Finance and Economics, Springer, vol. 49(2), pages 277-302, August.
    6. Patrick S. Smith & Karen M. Gibler & Velma Zahirovic-Herbert, 2016. "The Effect of Relisting on House Selling Price," The Journal of Real Estate Finance and Economics, Springer, vol. 52(2), pages 176-195, February.
    7. Tsai, Ming Shann & Chiang, Shu Ling & Miller, Chen, 2016. "A study on the distribution of the foreclosure lag, its expected capital opportunity cost and its analyses," Journal of International Financial Markets, Institutions and Money, Elsevier, vol. 45(C), pages 156-170.
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    9. Lauren Lambie-Hanson, 2013. "When does delinquency result in neglect?: mortgage delinquency and property maintenance," Public Policy Discussion Paper 13-1, Federal Reserve Bank of Boston.

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


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