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Type :article
Subject :HE Transportation and Communications
ISSN :0024-9521
Main Author :Mohd Faris Dziauddin
Title :The impact of urban light rail transit on double-story terraced property values in the Greater Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Place of Production :Tanjung Malim
Publisher :Fakulti Sains Kemanusiaan
Year of Publication :2021
Notes :Indonesian Journal of Geography
Corporate Name :Universiti Pendidikan Sultan Idris
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Abstract : Universiti Pendidikan Sultan Idris
It is generally believed that a rail transit system plays a pivotal role in increasing land values, and subsequently, residential property values. Despite this general belief, there is considerably little empirical research on the impact of urban light rail transit systems on residential property values in developing countries setting. This study, therefore, investigates the impact of proximity to urban light rail transit on double-story terraced property values in the Greater Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, using hedonic pricing model. The findings suggest there is a statistically positive and significant impact of urban rail transit on surrounding double-story terraced residential property values-estimated at a premium of 12.3% and 9.8% for properties located up to 1000 m and 1001-2000 m to the nearest light rail transit station respectively. The findings of the study are useful for investors and developers, namely to build more houses near urban rail transit infrastructure since they lead to significant appreciation in value. ? 2021 Gadjah Mada University. All rights reserved.


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