The Journal of Real Estate Finance and Economics

, Volume 29, Issue 2, pp 193–209 | Cite as

Alternative Models for Describing Spatial Dependence among Dwelling Selling Prices

  • A. F. Militino
  • M. D. Ugarte
  • L. García-Reinaldos


In this article different spatial statistics techniques to analyze the behavior of used dwelling market prices are compared. We fit two lattice models: simultaneous and conditional autoregressive, a geostatistical model, the so-called universal kriging and finally, a linear mixed-effect model. Different spatial neighborhood structures are considered, as well as different spatial weight matrices and covariance models. The results are illustrated through a real data set of 293 properties from Pamplona, Spain.

linear mixed effects SAR CAR kriging hedonic pricing geostatistical lattice models 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • A. F. Militino
    • 1
  • M. D. Ugarte
    • 1
  • L. García-Reinaldos
    • 1
  1. 1.Departamento de Estadística e Investigación OperativaUniversidad Pública de NavarraPamplonaSpain

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