UGBA 187-1 Special Topics in Real Estate Economics and Finance
The following online and print resources provided by the Long Business Library are key to finding information required for this course. Use the Library proxy Server to access the electronic resources from off-campus.
Use the OskiCat catalog to search for books. City planning, real estate business, real estate investment, and urban economics are all subject headings in OskiCat. Choose the subject search box and restrict the search to the Long Library by choosing BUSI from the location menu. E-books may be located and used online through Ebrary.
|Business Source Complete||A database for articles on all aspects of real estate in trade publications, business newspapers and magazines, and research journals.|
|Factiva||See Subject - Editor's Choice - Construction/Real Estate for judiciously selected real estate articles.|
|Fisher Center for Real Estate and Urban Economics (FCREUE) at UC Berkeley||Research reports and working papers on real estate markets, financial institutions, the California Economy, and other urban and regional economy topics.|
|HUD User||U.S. Dept. of Housing and Urban Development's Office of Policy Development and Research publishes research reports, articles, books, monographs and data sources in housing policy, buildiing technology, economic development, urban planning, etc., including the quarterly, U.S. Housing Market Conditions|
|National Association of Realtors||Reports, trends, news in commercial and residential real estate, housing and economic indicators.|
|National Real Estate Investor||Commercial real estate, major industry news, leading trends and market profiles of key markets.|
|Emerging Trends in Real Estate||Real Estate Research Corp.
Analyzes outlook for real estate in the U.S.
HD251 .E47; Latest in Reference
|Emerging trends in real estate. Europe.||Urban Land Institute : PriceWaterhouseCoopers
HD581.A1 E44 Reference
|Emerging trends in real estate. Asia Pacific.||Urban Land Institute ; PricewaterhouseCoopers
HD841 .E44; in Book stacks
|Lexis Nexis Statistical||References to statistics from international to place level.
SRI microfiche are shelved in the cabinets across from the Reference Desk.
|RAND California||The Rand Corporation database includes statistics on California real estate including prices, vacancy, and construction.|
|US Census Housing Data||Statistics and reports on construction, building permit activity, housing, demographics at the national, regional, and metropolitan levels.|
Real Estate Finance
|Federal Housing Finance Board Monthly Interest Survey||Interest rates, loan terms, and house prices by property type, by loan type, and by lender type, as well as information on 15- and 30-year fixed-rate loans. Quarterly information on conventional loans by metro area.|
|National Delinquency Survey||Mortgage Bankers Association of America. Quarterly.
Delinquency and foreclosure measures by loan type (prime, subprime, VA and FHA) and fixed and adjustable rate products. Other details.
SRI microfiche A6450-1
California Real Estate
|Trends in California Real Estate||California Association of Realtors. Monthly.
Statewide and regional housing prices and sales, housing market indicators, median home sales price, housing supply, unsold inventory index, affordability index.
HD7285 .C345 Reference
|Real Estate and Construction Report||Real Estate Research Council of Southern California at California State Polytechnic University, Pomona. Quarterly.
Statistical data for Southern California counties. Construction costs, historical data, housing prices, price changes, market prices, building permits, and construction.
HD266 .C2L63 Reference
|Northern California Real Estate Report||Real Estate Research Council of Southern California at California State Polytechnic University, Pomona. Quarterly.
Housing, mortgate lending, construction, home prices, changes, building permits, construction activity for Northern California.
HD266 .C225 Reference
The links below will help you to access the supplementary readings listed on your course syllabus. (Very brief citations are listed; please see the syllabus for full citation.)
Book titles link to the catalog record for the book. For journal articles, a direct link to the article is provided.
Remember to set up the Library Proxy Server to access online articles.
Agglomeration: Downtowns and Silicon Valleys
Growth and Sustainable Cities
Land Rent and Land Use
Suburbanization, Subcenter, and Sprawl
Land Prices and Urban Growth
Zoning and Land Use Regulation
Transportation and Congestion in Cities
Local Public Goods and Sorting
Real Estate and the Financial Crisis
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