Great stories piece on State Housing in New Zealand. Only 4% of total stock but has been an essential part of the fabric since 1906. The first ‘worker’s dwellings’ in Petone, that was Wellington region’s first colonial settlements and already home to a fortified Māori village, known as a pa. https://www.nzgeo.com/stories/state-housing/
Editorial for Journal of Property Investment and Finance https://www.emerald.com/insight/content/doi/10.1108/JPIF-02-2020-141/full/html
Interested in getting accredited with the Property Institute New Zealand (PINZ), Valuers Registration Board (VRB) and/or the New Zealand Institute of Valuers (NZIV) in New Zealand? Here is a useful pathway flow chart to direct your progress to membership. You will be able to progress through as student member towards full professional member. Completion of […]
Datasets B20 residential mortgage standard interest rates https://www.rbnz.govt.nz/statistics/b20-new-customer-average-rate Other Related Data Available Exchange rates B1Exchange rates and TWIB4Foreign exchange turnover ($m daily averages) Interest rates B2Wholesale interest ratesB3Retail interest rates on lending and depositsB6Yields on loansB20New residential mortgage standard interest rates B21New residential mortgage special interest rates Trade weighted index (TWI) weights B10TWI weightsB13Historical TWI weights
Land Information New Zealand https://data.linz.govt.nz/data/category/property-ownership-boundaries/ NZ Property Owners and Titles List Technical DetailsTable ID51566Data typeTableRow count2559203Primary keyidColumnsid, title_no, land_district, status, type, share, purpose, timeshare_week_no, term, legal_description, areaServicesWeb Feature Service (WFS), Catalog Service (CS-W), data.govt.nz Atom Feed
http://www.reinz.co.nz Raw Data Unconditional Sales Address Suburb Sale Price Sale Date List Price Settlement Date Days to sell Sale category (Residence) Sale Method (Private) Valuation Organisation (other REINZ member) Bedrooms Floor Area Land Area New Dwelling (no) Sale Tenure (freehold) Rural Insights Location Period Median Sales Price Median sales price one year prior Sale Price […]
This data visualisation talk is really good Especially the interesting budget visualisation, demonstrating the enormous relative impact of the GFC
Software to help with referencing is a good way to build up and manage your own dataset of articles. Here are a couple of good bibliographic software tools: Endnote https://endnote.com/ Refworks https://www.refworks.com/ Mendeley https://www.mendeley.com/
A really useful starting point in understanding the PropTech field is from the consultancy-university report authored by Andrew Baum at Oxford University https://www.sbs.ox.ac.uk/sites/default/files/2018-07/PropTech3.0.pdf
Spatial application of economic theory using old and new modelling techniques to look at urban and regional phenomena.
Arguing early on that markets are driven by psychological and social factors rather than fundamental values. Especially in later editions that consider housing market bubbles.
Important text from the 20th century that unpicks earlier pure logic work, to identify the complexity of language that form the basis of most philosophical problems
Long running textbook that introduces the basics of urban economic theory and concepts. As well as some economic policy ideas to deal with urban problems.
1860 saw the birth of capitalism in political language. This book explores the period where private enterprise is maintained in a belief of developing economic growth to spur material and moral advancement.
Important stocktake that cities should not necessarily be celebrated given their contradictions, and that these tensions make cities what they are.
Urban and economic geography, looking at what makes cities grow and decline. Particular focus on urban development from forces that are economic, institutional, innovational/interactional, and political.
Largely mathematical underpinning of urban economics principles, that help those new to subject have a clear and precise introduction
Useful economics text on real estate in cities , with examples helping to demonstrate the theory and practice
From the father of utilitarianism this text sets the new legal thinking on societal motivations and intentions
Set over four books, this leading text of the enlightenment covers nurture, experience/reflection, language, and the limits of knowledge.
Leading text on real estate investment as an asset class, with international cases that illuminate strategic theory that is used in practice
Postmodern thinking on taxonomies, in that structures are set within the parameters of their own historical epistemological norms such as scientific discourse. Subtitled the ‘Archaeology Of The Human Sciences’.
Influential books #74 Urban Planning and Real Estate Development by John Ratcliffe, Michael Stubbs and Miles Keeping
Now a decade on since the third edition. A really great theory-practice book at the nexus of urban planning and real estate development.
Famous for macroeconomic thinking on the positives of fiscal intervention as counter-cyclical to peaks and troughs in growth.
BCIS is held by RICS Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors in the UK. Useful data for doing residual land valuations and development appraisals. To quote RICS…’This tool helps you prepare cost plans, provide early cost advice to clients and benchmark costs for both commercial and residential buildings’. Here is the link https://www.rics.org/uk/products/data-products/bcis-construction/
In erring towards science over faith, this book places an importance on realising the human limits of understanding in physical and mental reasoning.
When using online survey methods, two useful software products are Qualtrics and Survey Monkey. Basic techniques for analysing the findings are also available in the software. See the links here: https://www.qualtrics.com/ https://www.surveymonkey.com/
One of the go-to textbooks for commercial and industrial property (real estate) valuations and appraisals.
Rebalancing historical, spatial, and social considerations in the production of space. Further real and imagined dimensions are used to build a new theoretical urban frame.
Beyond the idea of the monarchy making legislative decisions, the social contract progresses to argue an allocation of power by the people.
A thorough body of work exploring poverty from theory to practice as applied to the United Kingdom. Published at a pivotal political turn in 1979.