Eye sores affect nearby home prices said Captain Obvious. Everyone has heard the three word phrase regarding real estate, location, location, location. There are good locations and not so good locations.
The house about a half a mile from the dump may be nice and priced comparable to a similar home in a nice community five miles away, but the one nearest the dump will be a tougher sale and will not get a price like the home further away.
See "Bumps In the Road to Selling Your Home" for additional challenges in selling a home and strategies to overcome the obstacles.
Eye sores affect nearby home prices.