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International Journal of Housing Markets and Analysis

International Journal of Housing Markets and Analysis

ISSN: 1753-8270

This journal is a Hybrid Open Access journal
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Editorial objectives

Published quarterly, International Journal of Housing Markets and Analysis provides an international forum for the interchange of information and ideas relating to housing, housing markets and the interaction thereof.  International Journal of Housing Markets and Analysis aims to provide an holistic view of housing through its coverage of varied and diverse aspects of the housing industry including, amongst others, finance, demography, valuation and planning.

To submit to the journal, please check the submission and author guidelines.

Editorial criteria

Articles which detail practice and methodology in international housing markets (including Europe,USA, Asia, Australia, Africa and other countries) will be actively encouraged. The journal will publish:

  • Peer-reviewed papers illustrating the latest research, trends and developments in the housing field
  • Case studies detailing examples of best practice, and solutions to everyday problems
  • Law reports assessing and discussing new legislation

Unique attributes

International Journal of Housing Markets and Analysis focuses on the interface between academic research and practical application by disseminating new research findings alongside articles related to everyday professional practice.  Overall the papers provide a unique contribution to understanding international housing markets from both a detailed and broader perspective.


Housing markets are in a constant state of change and up-to-date research is required to identify, monitor and adjust to these changes. The global nature of property markets has accelerated this change, which in turn has widespread implications for industry and practitioners. The journal seeks to remain relevant with cutting edge research relating to all aspects of housing markets, ensuring coverage of issues that are topical and current to the readership.

Key benefits

The journal is published under the guidance of a broad international board and presents fully refereed papers on practice and methodology in the field. Emphasis is placed on being widely regarded as essential reading for industry practitioners as well as academic researchers, through authoritative content and internationally respected contributors. For a full list of our reviewers, please see below.

Key journal audiences  

  • Academics and practitioners in all areas of the property and housing industry
  • Town planners, valuers and appraisers
  • Architects, demographers and geographers
  • Government decision makers
  • Property developers


  • housing market analysis including broader aggregate markets using a large-scale approach
  • examining individual houses including price, design and cost factors
  • depreciation and obsolescence factors affecting housing
  • high density housing, especially inner-city and upmarket trends
  • social housing considerations and influences
  • GIS (geographic information systems) and the use of mapping programs to understand housing trends
  • demographics and the relationship with housing e.g. unemployment rates
  • trends in low cost housing including viable alternatives
  • housing affordability including the option of renting vs. buying
  • the effect of financial factors (e.g. interest rates) on housing markets
  • valuing housing markets and individual houses
  • first-time buyers or first home owners entering the housing market
  • the effect of government decisions on housing
  • undertaking mass appraisals and advances in technology
  • taxation of housing such as for council rating purposes
  • emerging housing markets such as third world countries and developing nations
  • conversion and modification of houses e.g. to embrace sustainability
  • the relationship between the environment and housing
  • planning aspects and the integration of housing into the urban environment.

International Journal of Housing Markets and Analysis is indexed and abstracted in:

  • ABI Inform
  • Cabell's Directory in Management; Economics & Finance and Computer Science - Business Information Systems
  • Construction Management Abstracts
  • EconLit
  • Norwegian Register for Scientific Journals
  • ProQuest
  • ReadCube Discover
  • Emerging Sources Citation Index (Clarivate Analytics)

And ranked in:

  • Scopus
  • AIDEA (Italy)

International Journal of Housing Markets and Analysis is available as part of an online subscription to the Emerald Property Management & Built Environment eJournals Collection. For more information, please email or visit the Emerald Property Management & Built Environment eJournals Collection page.

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