A rural area casino a better bet for Pioneer Valley home values, reports find Reply

The REALTOR® Association of Pioneer Valley (RAPV) recently released a research paper put together by the National Association of REALTORs® (NAR) that concluded that there would likely be a decrease in home values if a casino came to the Springfield/West Springfield Area.  NAR’s conclusions were based on an analysis of studies performed by others, but other researchers have found that casinos in rural settings have increased home values. More…