The Value of Established Neighbourhoods

Over the last few decades, many developers built entire neighborhoods rather than single houses as a way to invest less while gaining more profit for...


High Commercial Property Values is Bad News For Shop Owners

In many small communities, the value of commercial property has dropped tremendously as large commercial developments have been built. Large stores, usually chains, have changed...


Filling Abandoned Buildings

Areas where commerce and housing are combined can be a great selling point for many, but they can become rundown as businesses and people move...


Taxes To Protect Communities Against Large Developments

When any developer applies for permits in a community, the local government becomes very involved. Even if only a single house or business is being...

The modern dream of home ownership has become a way for people to invest in the future, and many of them have done just that. They bought a home as a young couple, and improved it over the years. Some of them have worked hard to create extra value in their property with additions, and others have chosen to work on their curb appeal or outdoor areas. They see their home as a place to live and grow, but it is also an investment in their future.

Whenever a development is mentioned, homeowners want to know that the value of their property will remain the same or continue to grow. They have an investment to protect, and that is one of the reasons why they are intensely interested in future plans for development within their community. They want to know that any new development will add to the value of their home, but they are not the only ones concerned.