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Mohammadzadeh P, Ghanbari A, Nazemfar R. Determination The Factors Affecting the Choice of Residential Units Location, by Using the Discrete Choice Model (the Case of Tabriz). IUESA. 2015; 3 (10) :95-110
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1- Associate Professor, Economics Department, Faculty of Economics Tabriz University
2- Associate Professor, Department of Geography, Faculty Geography and Planning Islamic Azad University, Tabriz Branch
3- M.A In Economic Sciences, Department of Management Islamic Azad University, Tabriz Branch
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Appropriate decision making about site selection for Residential Units by managers of cities, Housing construction companies, and recreational and educational centers, is required to understand the preferences of households in the area. The purpose of this paper is to investigate the factors influencing the choice of residential location and measuring the impacts of these factors on probability of the choice. For this purpose, the multinomial logit model was used, and different city areas were classified based on the value of real estate transactions. Then, we sampled from categories randomly based on residential density. Totally 383 households were sampled. The results showed that the household economic factors included income, price, Rent housing units, household, being House or apartment, access to recreational and educational centers, time and costs of transportation are the main determining factors. The results of this study proved that. the behavior and preferences of families in different neighborhoods is not the same. for example, the increase in prices and rents in neighborhoods with low trading value, have a negative effect on the selections, but in neighborhoods with higher trading value, it means the improvement of the quality of housing, and increased the probability if choices. Also The tendency to apartment units in neighborhoods with high trading value, is higher than low-cost areas. Due to differences in the behavior of households in selecting housing units in different neighborhoods by stahttp://iueam.ir/files/0allsites/wysiwyg_en.gifkeholders, influential and relevants, is very important.

Type of Study: Research | Subject: Special
Received: 2015/06/17 | Accepted: 2015/06/17 | Published: 2015/06/17

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