Sentiment Measurement and its Relationship with Housing Prices: Review of Contemporary Dimensions

(Pages 203-211)

Benjamin Kwakye* and Chan Tze Haw
Graduate School of Business, Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM).
DOI: 10.35341/1923-7529.2021.19.20

Abstract:

This study systematically review literature on the relationship between sentiment measurement and house prices in the contemporarily from 2012 to 2020, using a systematic review methodology. It identified news media, google trends, twitter and the stock market sentiment indexes as the nascent sentiment index quantification in the real estate market. And each according to literature has a link with house prices usually fueling price. The study again discovered new empirical and theoretical research opportunities in the field for future studies. To the best of the authors knowledge this is the first review work in recent past to synthesize the approaches to sentiment measurement and house prices in the contemporarily. The study makes contribution to the scanty extant literature in the real estate sentiment fraternity and would be beneficial to academics, policy makers and investors who are interested in sentiment analysis in the housing market.


Keywords:

Sentiment index, house price, housing market, financial market and behavioral finance.


How to Cite:

Benjamin Kwakye and Chan Tze Haw. Sentiment Measurement and its Relationship with Housing Prices: Review of Contemporary Dimensions. [ref]: vol.19.2021. available at: https://refpress.org/ref-vol19-a20/


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