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Thursday, April 7, 2016

Should you avoid moving close to one of these "features?" Buyer Beware.

The following neighborhood features emerged as the ones that could potentially drag down home values by the greatest amounts: 
1.      Bad school: -22.2% (translation: home owners near a bad school received 22.2 percent less than an average home in the same county could get)
2.    Strip club: -14.7%
3.    High renter concentration: -13.8%
4.    Homeless shelter: -12.7%
5.     Cemetery: -12.3%
6.    Funeral home: -6.5%
7.     Power plant: -5.3%
8.    Shooting range: -3.7%
9.    Hospital: -3.2%
Source: “The Neighborhood Features That Drag Down Your Home Value – Ranked,”® (March 28, 2016)

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