A Home With A View

Grass or trees? A recent study finds that home buyers might like a view of the woods better than a view of a lawn.
July 28, 2004, 7am PDT | Abhijeet Chavan | @legalaidtech
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"People prefer a view of the woods over a manicured lawn, a new University of Michigan study found, suggesting a potentially huge untapped real estate market for conservation developments.

The U-M study debunks a myth that people want big homes and big lots and suggests residential alternatives that could be hugely popular if marketed properly, said Rachel Kaplan, professor of environment and behavior at the School of Natural Resources and Environment. "

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Published on Tuesday, June 29, 2004 in University Of Michigan
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