Forecasting housing prices in Turkey by machine learning methods
- Home sales price prediction,
- Decision tree regression,
- Artificial neural networks,
- Support vector machines
Copyright (c) 2022 Mehmet Kayakuş, Mustafa Terzioğlu, Filiz Yetiz
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In this study, decision tree regression, artificial neural networks (ANN) and support vector machines (SVM) methods are applied by using monthly data for the period 2013-2020 in the estimation of housing sales in Turkey. In the analysis, the volume of individual mortgage loans offered by banks, the average annual interest rate of mortgage loans from macroeconomic and market variables, the consumer price index (CPI), the BIST 100 index, the benchmark bond interest rate, gold prices and the values of the US dollar and Euro Turkish lira and the housing sales price per square meter in Turkey are used. As a result of the analysis carried out on the model created house sales prices in the Turkish housing market have been successfully estimated and in the light of these estimates, it is determined that banks can guide banks in the creation of various credit packages and appropriate loan targets to support the housing sector.