Examine the Factors That Determine the Price of Houses in a Free Market

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School of Business and Law

MODULE TITLE: - Business Environment and Quantitative Techniques

PROGRAMME: BA

SEMESTER: Semester One

ACADEMIC YEAR PERIOD: August – November 2012

LECTURER SETTING ASSESSMENT: - Ellie Semsar

DATE ASSESSMENT SET AND LOADED ON TO STUDENT PORTAL:-
6th August 2012

DATE ASSESSMENT TO BE COMPLETED AND SUBMITTTED:-
18th of October 2012

SUBMISSION METHOD/MODE:-
Online via Turnitin (Student Portal)

---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Assessment Type: An Economic Analysis of the Current Housing Market ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Indicative Assessment Requirements for the Module;-

Individual Assignment

Examine the factors that determine the price of houses in a free market. How and to what extent could government policies affect house prices?

Your research is to be mainly concentrated on UK housing market. However, you can also include references based on different countries.

You are required to write a report analysing the current housing market from 2006 to 2012. You need to explain the factors that determine demand and supply of houses in UK during the above period. You need to look at the last 6 years trends in house prices and market (before and after recession) You need to graphically illustrate your data and analysis.

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Maximum Word Limit and Assessment weighting for each aspect within the assessment:

Word count
Your assignment should be 2000 words long (a tolerance of 10% is allowed on word length) Description of Assessment Requirements

Format
Report format - Please ensure that you acknowledge your sources of data using Harvard referencing method. Research
You are expected to use a...
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