Tuesday, June 21, 2011

Improving neighborhood "walkability" enhances property values

Did You Know?
 WalkScore.com rates locations according to a walkability index from 1 to 100. One study found that, in general, every one-point increase in a home's Walk Score raised its value by $700 to $3,000. Walkability also enhances health and reducing the need to drive saves big money.

More information can be found at http://newurbannetwork.com/article/%E2%80%98growing-wealthier%E2%80%99-smart-growth-13902

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