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Richard Shap…, Real Estate Pro in Framingham, MA
Richard Shapiro answered:
Issues with real estate with proximity to large power lines?
Plenty of information out there to sway you either way. The issue with resale would only be limited to an individual buyers mind and opinion. In his regard you should think how long do ... more
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Steve Ornell…, Real Estate Pro in Fremont, CA
Steve Ornellas answered:
I am a home buyer , finally concern me is the high power electrical field right behind the house I am inters ...

There are plenty of reports and studies on this subject. I'm not sure a conclusion to this question has been reached. I have run into this question on more than one o ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Nov 16, 2011 Home Buying in 94565
Ron Thomas, Real Estate Pro in Fresno, CA
Ron Thomas answered:
What is the impact on health (especially with kids), If the high ev (voltage) powerlines (150 kv) or 50-75 ...
Believe it or not, this question has been raised for more than 50 years; ever since they started building subdivisions near high voltage lines. I think it first happened in Southern Cal ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jun 26, 2013 Home Buying in 06070
Anna Brocco, Real Estate Pro in Nassau County, NY
Anna Brocco answered:
home 200 ft away from power lines @ 10% discount worth it ?
Review comps with your agent, recently sold similar properties in the immediate area; see what the data suggests and go from there. Keep in mind that what the property sold for in 04, h ... more
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Ron Thomas, Real Estate Pro in Fresno, CA
Ron Thomas answered:
Can a power station and high voltage transmission lines near a house hazardous ?
This is a delicate and dangerous question to answer. It has been asked and even litigated for more than 50 years.
I have read articles about Lawsuits, and Clinical studies about birth ... more
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Andy Onushco, Real Estate Pro in Helena, MT
Andy Onushco answered:
1) rules for putting in a boat ramp & a dock on the Clark's Fork river in the Plains Mt. area?2)) transmission towers on your
There are a number of regulatory authorities that have authority over placing structures like docks and piers in waterways. It could require permits from the state, USEPA, US Army corp ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Apr 16, 2011 Home Buying in Plains
Don Tepper, Real Estate Pro in Fairfax, VA
Don Tepper answered:
a high tension power line,will affect the price on a property,if lines are in the middle of it?
Usually, high power lines near a property will reduce its value. Lines running through a property almost certainly will. Further, in addition to reducing the value, those lines will mak ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Mar 28, 2011 Home Buying in Waller
Jennifer Bla…, Real Estate Pro in 74008
Jennifer Blackwell answered:
Quick question. I've been searching for homes in the Moore area. I have found a house that I am very interested in. Several issues with the property:
Hi Matt:

Asking price doesn't always indicate what homes are selling for or should sell for, so you must look at the current sales, active listings and recent closed sales. If ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Mar 23, 2011 In My Neighborhood in Westmoor
Adrian Hunti…, Real Estate Pro in 94110
Adrian Huntington answered:
what do you guys think about living near powerlines?
Most people do not like seeing, or being near power lines. Yes people buy these homes, but these homes generally sell for less. In the big picture you must think resale. When the mar ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Sep 12, 2013 Home Buying in 95630
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Voices Member answered:
We are thinking of moving to the Robinson Farms sub-division in Marietta. What do you know about the neighborhood?
It's a wonderful neighborhood in the Walton school district! There are currently four houses for sale in there ranging from $399-475k. I would be happy to show them to you if you ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jan 19, 2011 Quality of Life in 30068
Don Tepper, Real Estate Pro in Fairfax, VA
Don Tepper answered:
I would like to know if high voltage cable are passing by near the property (min.3000ft)
Please specify the property you're referring to.
0 votes Share Flag Thu Aug 12, 2010 In My Neighborhood in 34689
The Roskelly…, Real Estate Pro in Odenton, MD
The Roskelly Team answered:
I found a home I really love but it is approx. 1,000 feet away from high voltage power lines and are visib ...
Ebi that is going to be a personal decision. What about the high voltage lines scares you? It can affect re-sale but location and condition are going to be big determining factors as w ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Jun 18, 2010 Home Buying
Vickie Nagy, Real Estate Pro in San Ramon, CA
Vickie Nagy answered:
How many Gale Ranch communities near high voltage power lines?
Hello Anu,

As for currently available new construction (never lived in), it is the Mosaic collection that is nearby. Mosaic consists of Atheana, Florentine, Belmaison and Abbington. ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Jun 5, 2010 Home Buying in San Ramon
Don Tepper, Real Estate Pro in Fairfax, VA
Don Tepper answered:
how safe it is to buy a house 20 meter away from the high voltage wires?
Unfortunately, there's no clear answer to that. Most of the research that's been done doesn't show any health hazards and certainly a lot of people are willing to live ne ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jun 3, 2010 General Area in 08816
Don Tepper, Real Estate Pro in Fairfax, VA
Don Tepper answered:
hi,when we plan to buy a house near the power lines what is the idel destence we should count ...
There's no simple answer to that. There have been a lot of questions and answers posted here on buying near power lines. Usually, they deal with how much of a discount to expect.
... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun May 16, 2010 Home Buying in San Ramon
Kristopher F…, Real Estate Pro in Salt Lake County, UT
Kristopher Furrow answered:
the house we like has backyard of front runner and I15 and also high voltage power line. How is the noise lev ...
Hello Mei,
As a possible buyer of this home it would be a good idea to visit the house during different times of the day to see/listen if the varying traffic volume or increased train ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu May 27, 2010 Home Buying in Kaysville
Dan Chase, Home Buyer in Texas City, TX
Dan Chase answered:
Power Lines close to the house
The power lines are a strong negative. A lot of people will not buy because of them. Some think they cause cancer or other health problems. Some have said they can lead to shorter life ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Apr 16, 2013 Home Buying in 75024
Dan Chase, Home Buyer in Texas City, TX
Dan Chase answered:
There are big power poles in the back yard in many houses in Almaden Valley. Are these safe?
That is the wrong question. The real question is what impact do those have.

many people believe (right or wrong) that the high power lines cause cancer or other health risks. They fi ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Mar 18, 2010 In My Neighborhood in Almaden Valley
Dan Tabit, Real Estate Pro in 98074
Dan Tabit answered:
What is the effect on market value, if any, of property being located next to high voltage power lines in ...
To answer your question succinctly, they are lower.
Power lines are a controversial issue. There are claims made and refuted regarding possible health effects of living near e ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Mar 10, 2010 Market Conditions in 48170
Julie Britta…, Real Estate Pro in Atlanta, GA
Julie Brittain - Top Agent answered:
Power lines in Dunwoody. How to tell high voltage power line from regular one? Is this impact house resale? ...

I, myself, would not ever purchase a home that backs up to power lines no matter how close they are. You are questioning, so why wouldn't any other Buyer? I'm ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jun 8, 2010 Home Buying in Dunwoody
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