Housing price index increased in short term

Economy
ooluun@montsame.mn
2017-04-17 17:05:05
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ Tenkhleg Zuuch LLC reports on the March results of the “Housing Price Index” study conducted independently at the request of  the Bank of Mongolia.
The research shows that the general index of housing price was 1,01 in March, by 1.0 per cent up than in January 2013, basic consideration period of the research. The index increased by 0.17 percent compared to the previous month. The general index increased by 0.10 per cent compared to the starting period of this year, and dropped by 3.34 per cent compared to the same month of previous year.
According to the National Statistics Office data, the housing price index declined by 4.8 per cent compared to the first quarter of 2016 and by 0.2 per cent compared with the previous quarter. The biggest change of the housing price index took in Songinokhairkhan district, showing a decrease by 6.6 per cent. Over the last 7 years, the housing price index across the 6 central districts of Ulaanbaatar city showed a drastic increase by 83 per cent.
Tenkhleg Zuuch LLC has calculated Housing Price Index by applying Hedonic regression methods and the calculation was based on the information available for 4906 old and new houses supplied for sale at the real estate market of Ulaanbaatar for the particular month. The Price index indicators classified by new and old houses, are as below:
The new house price index was at 1,15. This shows a growth by 0.98 percent compared to the previous month. The index dropped by 0.06 per cent compared to an earlier period of this year, and by 0.61 per cent compared to the same month in previous year.
The old house price index was at 0.91. This shows a decline by 8.7 percent in January 2013. The index dropped by 0.99 percent compared to the previous month, and by 6.10 per cent compared to the same month in previous year.
B.Ooluun