A Study on the Prediction of Apartment Prices using the GBRT model: A Case Study in Vinh City, Vietnam

Authors

  • Ha-Lan Tran Nghe An University of Economics, Vietnam
  • Thuy-Linh Tran Thi Department of Civil Engineering, Vinh University, Vietnam
  • Thanh-Vu Tran Department of Civil Engineering, Vinh University, Vietnam
  • Doan-Huong Doan Thi Department of Civil Engineering, Vinh University, Vietnam
  • Trong-Ha Nguyen Department of Civil Engineering, Vinh University, Vietnam https://orcid.org/0000-0001-6537-7835
Volume: 14 | Issue: 3 | Pages: 14546-14551 | June 2024 | https://doi.org/10.48084/etasr.7395

Abstract

This study aims to propose an efficient Machine Learning (ML) model, namely Gradient Boosting Regression Trees (GBRT), to predict apartment prices considering the fluctuation of construction material prices and the annual inflation index. For developing the ML model, 480 apartments in Vinh City (Vietnam) were considered. The input parameters employed while training the ML model were the area of the apartments, the number of bedrooms/restrooms, the apartment class, nearby health or education services, investment potential, and parking, whereas the apartment price was the output of the model. The results show that the GBRT model predicts the apartment price accurately with a high value of 0.997 and a small RMSE of 0.26. Additionally, the obtained a20-index is very high, almost 1.0. Finally, a practical graphical user interface was developed to facilitate the prediction of the apartment price in terms of usability.

Keywords:

GBRT model, apartment price, GUI, Vinh City, Vietnam

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H.-L. Tran, T.-L. T. Thi, T.-V. Tran, D.-H. D. Thi, and T.-H. Nguyen, “A Study on the Prediction of Apartment Prices using the GBRT model: A Case Study in Vinh City, Vietnam”, Eng. Technol. Appl. Sci. Res., vol. 14, no. 3, pp. 14546–14551, Jun. 2024.

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