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Dawn Rivera, Real Estate Pro in Fremont, CA
Dawn Rivera answered:
How much the house value is impacted by Alvarado Blv (the lake birds area) if the house is about 250 ft () ...
Hi Fang, it is a personal decision. Some people will not be bothered at all by being near alvarado some will...it seems by your question that it will be a problem for you so you may wa ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Mar 13, 2012 Home Buying in Fremont
Jason Richar…, Real Estate Pro in Encinitas, CA
Jason Richards answered:
House on busy street, Mission Villege Dr 92123. How this fact affect resale value for the house in the futur ...
Homes on busy streets affect resale value by making them more difficult to sell. If you picture all the people in the market to buy a home, there is prob a large number (my guess is ab ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Mar 16, 2012 Home Buying in San Diego
Don Tepper, Real Estate Pro in Burke, VA
Don Tepper answered:
How close is too close when buying a home near the railroad tracks? We are looking at a home near 377 and a ...
I don't know your area, but I grew up (and still live) in pretty close proximity to railroad tracks. So here's some general advice:

First, you get used to the sound of the ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Feb 17, 2012 In My Neighborhood in Keller
Erica Glessi…, Real Estate Pro in San Jose, CA
Erica Glessing answered:
First time buying a home near railroad track in Santa Clara home.
In general, when you have something like a busy street; t-intersection (for some cultures that is not acceptable); corner onto a busy street; odd shaped back yard; train noise with sche ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Feb 13, 2012 Home Buying in 95110
Grace Morioka, Real Estate Pro in San Jose, CA
Grace Morioka answered:
What does it mean when someone says the "location" and the "neighborhood" of a home is i ...
Hi Home Owner and thanks for your post.

Frankly, "location" and "neighborhood" mean ALL of the things you've noted, and it is part of what makes one home of ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jan 25, 2012 Home Selling in San Jose
Marie Souza…, Real Estate Pro in Centerville, MA
Marie Souza Team answered:
I am looking into a house in Lexington next to the highway. How does this proximity impact livabilit ...
Most buyers do not like highway noise. The house should be significantly reduced because of the location to the highway, as it is a real drawback for most people. Make sure you take thi ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Nov 14, 2013 Home Buying in Lexington
Sona Gallatin, Real Estate Pro in Santa Clarita, CA
Sona Gallatin answered:
Houses located close to railroad in Roseville / Rocklin area?
Hello David,
Your concern is valid and it would have to depend if the tracks are currently used and whether they are used by interstate RR or commuting lines. There will be noise from ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jan 25, 2016 Home Buying in Roseville
Jim Guido, Real Estate Pro in San Jose, CA
Jim Guido answered:
Town home in Cahill Park complex ,san jose? what are the pros and cons?? How about resale value??
Hi Reddy,

The units themselves are very nice. I have a client that lives in the complex. Most buyers today will look at the schools and the scores very closely and yes it could have ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Sep 21, 2011 Home Buying in San Jose
Tina Lam, Real Estate Pro in San Jose, CA
Tina Lam answered:
Home value next to a train track? Does it affect the home price?
I've been in those units and have felt the vibration. It's subtle in the day-time, so I'm assuming it's more noticible in the evening. Yes, the proximity of the tr ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Dec 14, 2015 Home Buying in 95035
Raquel Berdi…, Real Estate Pro in Oviedo, FL
Raquel Berdichevsky answered:
I am looking to move to Orlando and interested in Lake Nona.
Hi Joan,

You have excellent taste in thinking of Lake Nona. I live and work in the area and I am absolutely delighted about the fact that I moved here.
The railway is nowhere near V ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Nov 24, 2012 Home Buying in Lake Nona
Jeremy Robin…,  in Princeton, NJ
Jeremy Robinson answered:
How is the walk from Sherbrooke Estates to Princeton Junction Station ? How much time does it take? Is it safe from traffic, well light and sidewalks?
Its certainly doable if you're careful. Some hours obviously will be easier than others. The most traffic will be right on Alexander Rd when you're approaching the train sta ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Jun 24, 2012 Home Buying in 08550
Brad Davidson, Real Estate Pro in Placentia, CA
Brad Davidson answered:
Buying home near train tracks
If those are busy tracks the value is definitely affected. Trains are annoyingly loud that close to a house.
0 votes Share Flag Tue Apr 14, 2015 Home Buying in 95136
scott farmer, Real Estate Pro in Scottsdale, AZ
scott farmer answered:
rail road tracks
They say there is a buyer for everything. Just expect your resale to be a little longer to sell and usually at a more discounted price then other homes in the neighborhood. There is a ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Apr 29, 2011 Home Buying in East Falls
Monica Neuba…, Real Estate Pro in Franklin, TN
Monica Neubauer answered:
planning to buy a house in Inglehame Farms, brentwood , TN. My main concern is train tracks next to it. Is tr ...
Ingleham Farms is a nice neighborhood in a convenient location. There are many subdivisions near that train line, and another line south in Franklin. I don't live near them, but ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Jan 1, 2012 Home Buying in Brentwood
Becky Strauss, Real Estate Pro in Milpitas, CA
Becky Strauss answered:
We are planning to buy a house in milpitas, 300ft away from bart lines, how will this effect future sale ?is ...
Do you really need someone to answer that question for you? What do you Think????
0 votes Share Flag Mon Dec 14, 2015 Home Buying in 95035
Marcy Moyer, Real Estate Pro in Palo Alto, CA
Marcy Moyer answered:
My parents are interested in buying a house close to Sunnyvale Downtown redevelopment because of the walk- ...
Shopper,
You ask some great questions. In general the further west you go in Sunnyvale the more expensive the homes, which is because they are more desireable. There are many factors ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Mar 28, 2011 Home Buying in 94086
Joan Braunsc…,  in Morris County, NJ
Joan Braunschweiger answered:
townhouse in Edison
The market isn't going to improve anytime soon. Interest rates are starting to rise and it has yet to be seen if there will be a corresponding drop in prices. Some people say yes ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jan 31, 2011 Home Buying in Edison
Krystal Vill…, Real Estate Pro in Houston, TX
Krystal Villarreal De'Newton answered:
Do you get a lot of traffic noise from 1-10 that comes into your home?
That would probably depend on how close to I-10 you were, but I would say that most homes do not get a lot of noise polution from the freeway if you are inside your home. If you'r ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jan 31, 2011 In My Neighborhood in Washington Ave./ Memorial Park
John Sacktig, Real Estate Pro in New Jersey, NJ
John Sacktig answered:
I am considering to buy a house.The house faces woods and behind(5000 yards)that there is a NJ Transit t ...
Hi Durga,

Well, If you feel that you can live in this house and you like it.. Go for it!

But remember, the train tracks will ALWAYS be there.. they are not going to move and wil ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Dec 9, 2010 Home Buying in New Jersey
Bob Georgiou, Real Estate Pro in Danville, CA
Bob Georgiou answered:
I would like to buy a house in scanlan way in pinole ca which is infront of the railroad.How does it effect ...
Pelin,

Nuisances like roads and railroads do affect market value. If you are satisfied with the home you will be buying at a discount and when you sell later you will be selling at a ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Nov 18, 2010 Home Buying in 94564
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