Recent years,sharing economy as a new business model has developed very well in the whole world and the online marketplace for peer-to-peer accommodation rental services such as XiaoZhu change people’s life a lot.With the development of social media and information technology,consumers can not only pubulish text comments but also can share the photos taken by them on the paltform as a supplement.In order to study the impact of online information on the sales volume of houses under the background of sharing-economy, we collect data from XiaoZhu and use the correlation analysis and regression analysis. This research provides a new perspective for the sharing research and foucuses on China’s online short-term rental market. The result shows that the total number of online reviews, the number of picture comments and the price have significant effects on home sales.
Peng, Hong and Tao, Shuang, "A Research on the Influential Factors of Listing Sales Based on Online Information in Short Rental Markets" (2018). WHICEB 2018 Proceedings. 24.