Housing markets and urban change

Find out about our research capabilities in housing markets and urban change, and who to contact for further details.

Housing markets are critical to citizens in any society and play a major role in the shaping of urban environments.

Research into housing markets currently addresses:

  • Dynamics of housing markets in New Zealand and internationally - Housing supply forecasting, focusing on when developers decide to proceed with housing developments
  • Property marketing - How different sales’ methods affect final sale price and how residential suburbs are branded in the minds of consumers, residents and agents
  • Impact of housing policy change on housing markets in New Zealand - How lending and finance policies affect house prices and mortgage lender behaviour
  • Housing affordability and tenure change within New Zealand housing markets - Including family decision making processes and the residential housing market
  • The effect of externalities on residential property values - School zoning, proximity to cell phone towers, water view
  • Physical characteristics and house prices - Leaky buildings stigma, vintage effect

Researchers in housing markets and urban change