Analysis finds home prices not affected by Palmer casino Reply

Artist rendering of Mohegan Sun's proposed casino in Palmer.

Artist rendering of Mohegan Sun’s proposed casino in Palmer.

A consultant for Mohegan Sun recently released a socioeconomic analysis for their proposed casino in Palmer, which would be located across the street from the Mass Pike’s Exit 8, which states that it would not have a significant impact on the regional housing market and property.   These findings differ from a recent study that found that property values around the casinos in Springfield and West Springfield would decrease. More…

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…