Examining Retirement Housing Preferences Among International Retiree Migrants
Karen M. Gibler (),
Paloma Taltavull de La Paz (),
Jos?Manuel Casado-Dˆqaz (),
Mari Angeles Casado-Dˆqaz () and
Vicente Rodriguez ()
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Karen M. Gibler: Georgia State University
Jos?Manuel Casado-Dˆqaz: University of Alicante
Mari Angeles Casado-Dˆqaz: University of West England
Vicente Rodriguez: Higher Council for Scientific Research
Authors registered in the RePEc Author Service: José Manuel Casado-Díaz ()
International Real Estate Review, 2009, vol. 12, issue 1, 1-22
Housing demand models based on individual consumers' utility function reflect preferences about the structure and lot, neighborhood, and location as related to socioeconomic characteristics of the occupants. As a growing proportion of aging residents in many countries are undertaking late life moves, their preferences will have an influence on destination housing markets. We examine the characteristics, attitudes and preferences about retirement housing among immigrant retirees currently living in traditional housing in a retirement destination in Alicante, Spain. Using results from a survey of German and British retirees living in the region, we find through logistic regression that preference for retirement housing is associated with aging and gaining access to in-home support services.
Keywords: Housing preferences; Demographic trends; Seniors housing (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: L85 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
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