The demand for housing is often described as being highly cyclical and very sensitive to housing prices and interest rates. Given these characteristics describe the effect of each of the following terms of whether it would increase or decrease the quantity demanded or the demand for housing. Moreover, when price is expressed as a function of quantity, indicate whether the efffect of each of the following is an upward or downward movement along a given demand curve or involves an outward or inward shift in the relevant curve for housing. describe your answers.
- An increase in housing prices
- A fall in interest rates
- A rise in interest rates
- A severe economic recession
- A robust economic expansion