• Shore Road, Jordanstown Campus

    BT37 0QB Newtownabbey

    United Kingdom

  • 125 Citations
  • 6 h-Index
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Dr Michael McCord is a lecturer in Property Market Research within the School of the Built Environment and a Core member of the Built Environment Research Institute. Having enjoyed his academic studies, Michael gained a thirst for research which led him onto a PhD pathway where he obtained PhD in Property from the School of the Built Environment, University of Ulster, winning Best PhD Thesis in School of the Built Environment (2010).His principal teaching areas are in the fields of real estate analysis and econometrics, property finance and capital markets. His current research interest's centre on house price dynamics, market modelling and wider investment analysis related to capital markets.Michael has a sizeable portfolio of esteemed commissioned research projects, peer reviewed journal publications, book chapters and international conference papers. He serves on the editorial boards, and is an expert reviewer for a number of prestigious international journals. He has received international recognition for his research endeavours, receiving an Outstanding Reviewer Award for the Journal of Financial Management of Property and Construction in 2013 and receiving a best paper award at the ARES conference in Hawaii in 2014.

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Research Output 2009 2019

  • 125 Citations
  • 6 h-Index
  • 27 Article
  • 14 Commissioned report
  • 3 Chapter
  • 1 Other contribution
Open Access
Real estate
Return on equity
Real estate market
Performance levels
Property tax
Geographically weighted regression
Vertical equity
Horizontal equity

House price estimation using an eigenvector spatial filtering approach

McCord, M., McCord, J., Davis, P., Haran, M. & Bidanset, P., 9 Oct 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : International Journal of Housing Markets and Analysis.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
House prices
Spatial scale
Spatial autocorrelation
Housing market
House prices
Interest rate spread


Distinguished Research and Development Award

Michael Mc Cord (Recipient) & Peadar Davis (Recipient), 23 Sep 2017

Prize: Honorary award

Outstanding reviewer award

Michael Mc Cord (Recipient), 27 Jun 2013

Prize: Honorary award

Financial management

Practitioner Research Award

Michael Mc Cord (Recipient), 10 Apr 2013


Real estate investment

Activities 2017 2017

  • 1 Publication Peer-review

Journal of Property Tax Assessment and Administration (Journal)

Michael Mc Cord (Member of editorial board)
1 Apr 2017

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial workPublication Peer-review