What will happen to my property value?
Independent studies and reports not sponsored by solar companies indicate significant loss of property value up to 3 miles away. How close may your property be?
- 2021 Paris, Kentucky- Properties have sold for 20% to 30% less. Learn more here
- 2021 Culpeper, VA- Respected independent research universities showing there is a negative impact on property value, not neutral like solar sponsored studies indicate. Learn more here
- 2021 Hopkin, RI appraiser- Industrial scale solar can impact to quality of life in community as a whole while affecting property value. Learn more here
- 2019 Rhode Island- Houses located within 1 mile estimate a net loss of $1.66 billion in aggregate housing value due to proximate solar installations. Learn more here
- 2011 North Carolina Clay County of Equalization recognized solar farms were reducing adjacent property values and began allowing residents to appeal assessed values. 19 parcels had their assessed value dropped by an average of about 30.8%. Learn more here
Would you choose to buy a house and live next to an industrial scale solar field?
Above reports show buyers are willing to pay more money to not live close to solar fields. Landowners need to do research to see if solar panels are going next to them. Chances are, you may be within a 3 mile or less radius to a solar-leased property. Consider how this will impact your home value should you sell, or even your appraisal should you look for home equity loans, etc. Click here to see who has agreements and memorandums within the Little and North Beaver Township.
Why do solar companies shows no negative impact?
Many impact studies are done. But why do the studies always seem to show no negative impact on property value, the environment, nature etc. Learn more here
Could your taxes go up?
Yes, taxes could go up for everyone's school, township, county and state even if you don't live near an industrial scale solar field.
- Using the statics from the Rhode Island report, shows how the 3 miles surrounding each solar field could impact schools, townships, county and state taxes. Taxes may increase to compensate for lower land values, business losses and less people living in the area.
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