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An Empirical Investigation of Four Market-Derived Adjustment Methods

This study uses published data on 422 market sales of FHA/VA insured/guaranteed houses to examine and compare four methods of estimating market-derived adjustment values to be employed in the sales comparison appraisal approach. These four adjustment methods are variations and combinations of matched pair and multiple regression analysis. Two major conclusions drawn from the results are: (1) regression on matched pair data set is equivalent to matched pair analysis using regression coefficients as secondary adjustments and produces the same primary adjustment estimate for the feature of interest, and (2) even under relatively ideal circumstances, market-derived adjustments contain a high degree of uncertainty.

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

Volume (Year): 5 (1990)
Issue (Month): 1 ()
Pages: 53-66

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Handle: RePEc:jre:issued:v:5:n:1:1990:p:53-66
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  1. Mark J. Kroll & Charles A. Smith, 1988. "The Buyer's Response Technique - A Framework for Improving Comparable Selection and Adjustment in Single-Family Appraising," Journal of Real Estate Research, American Real Estate Society, vol. 3(1), pages 27-35.
  2. Timothy P. Cronan & Donald R. Epley & Larry G. Perry, 1986. "The Use of Rank Transformation and Multiple Regression Analysis in Estimating Residential Property Values With A Small Sample," Journal of Real Estate Research, American Real Estate Society, vol. 1(1), pages 19-31.
  3. Peter F. Colwell & Roger E. Cannaday & Chunchi Wu, 1983. "The Analytical Foundations of Adjustment Grid Methods," Real Estate Economics, American Real Estate and Urban Economics Association, vol. 11(1), pages 11-29.
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