Just a quick question about road construction and neighborhoods. Do you feel that road construction & extended repairs effects property values ?

Asked by John J. Dean Jr., Boston, MA Wed Aug 7, 2013

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Roger Martin, Agent, Framingham, MA
Thu Aug 8, 2013
Some might have asked the same question of the "Big Dig", but I don't think many would question if property values increased following its completion. Well paved streets and well built sidewalks come at a cost both financial and intrinsic, however in the end I think its an investment that pays off.
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Marius Galli…, Agent, Cambridge, MA
Thu Aug 8, 2013
Hi John,

Although extremely annoying and downright aggravating, the road work is not permanent and may even help your property value if the work being done will ultimately benefit your neighborhood.
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Louis Wolfs…, Agent, Needham, MA
Thu Aug 8, 2013
John,

It is a necessary evil, and without a good infrastructure property values will depreciate.
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