Did you know that historic designations can boost your home's value, anywhere from 5% to 35% per decade compared with home values in undesignated neighborhoods in the same communities? This is according to a 2007 analysis by Jonathan Mabry, historic preservation officer for Tucson, Ariz. For more details see this recent article on the topic found at houselogic.com.
I always knew people loved historic neighborhoods but to see the true increase in value is amazing! I often get questions about local historic districts versus National Registry designations. I am always here to answer your questions if you'd like to know more.