My Home's Market Value: An Active Market Pricing Model


  • Timothy Dorr, DM/IT University of Bridgeport



Price, Price Theory, Marketing, Negotiation


The current US residential real estate market is recovering although price growth remains stagnant. The non-linear pricing model examined represents a first investigation in the area of a single variable, polynomial correlation model. Using data from Easton, Connecticut demonstrated that when sellers set initial prices outside of a computed 95% confidence interval for similar properties no offers are forthcoming prior to asking price reductions and offered properties remain on the market longer.

Author Biography

Timothy Dorr, DM/IT, University of Bridgeport

Dr. Timothy G. Dorr holds a Doctorate in Information Technology Management from the School of Advanced Studies, University of Phoenix, AZ and a Masters in Business Administration, International Marketing from Columbia University, NY. Dr. Dorr is an appointed Senior Lecturer in Analytics with the University of Bridgeport, CT, Ernest C. Trefz School of Business. His research interests include data analytics, applied statistics, operations and decision systems. He may be reached at


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