Sex Offenders Cause Home Values to Drop reports that having a registered sex offender living in your neighborhood will cause your property value to drop...

A 2002 Wright State University study concluded that homes within one-tenth of a mile of a registered sex offender sold for an average of 17.4 percent less than comparable houses elsewhere. It also noted that homes one-tenth to two-tenths of a mile away sold for 10.2 percent less and homes two-tenths to three-tenths of a mile sold for 9.3 percent less.
This is quickly becoming an issue because homeowners around the country have been able to convince their county tax assessors to lower their property taxes due to the presence of a nearby sex offender.

To find out if you have a registered sex offender in your neighborhood, visit this link...


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