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‘Earthquake prone’ buildings fall in value – Expert reaction

John Kerr posted in on November 11th, 2015.

Placing an official  ‘earthquake prone’ sticker on a commercial building lowers its value. However, buildings which are equally earthquake prone, but not yet officially declared to be, don’t suffer the same drop in sale price, according to new new research. The findings come from a new study from Motu Economic and Public Policy Research and […]

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