What MARTA Means For Home Values

Jul 5, 2016

Many homeowners in the Atlanta area pay a premium to live in a neighborhood with convenient access to public transportation, but proximity to MARTA doesn’t translate to increased home values in every community.  A recent study by consulting firm Booz Allen Hamilton reveals that home prices went up for residences on the south side of the city while north side home prices decreased the closer they were to MARTA.  We talk about how public transportation fuels the real estate market with Derrick Duckworth, owner of The Beltline Team Real Estate Company. We also check in with Joseph Crespino, the chair of Emory University's history department.