By: Dona DeZube
What do surf breaks, Walmarts, and public transportation have in common? Being near any of them can add thousands to your home’s value.
At least that’s what various university researchers have found based on their evaluation of variables that could be influencing home prices. Their conclusions might surprise you. Here’s what they found:
Walkability Being able to stroll to schools, parks, stores, and restaurants will raise your property value anywhere from $4,000-$34,000, says a 2009 study from CEOs for Cities.
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