Home buyers will pay 7 percent more for a home with Gigabit service

Corning reports

Today, home buyers are shopping for more than just curb appeal. They’re looking for a quality internet connection. When you’re in the business of attracting new residents and keeping existing ones satisfied, you can’t deny that the value of reliable broadband connectivity at home is real.

Did you know …

  • High-speed broadband can increase the value of your home by 3.1%

  • Homes with Gigabit broadband sell for about 7.1 % more than similar homes with slower connections

This entry was posted in economic development, FTTH, Research, Vendors by Ann Treacy. Bookmark the permalink.

About Ann Treacy

I have a Master’s Degree in Library and Information Science. I have been interested or involved in providing access to information through the Internet since 1994, when I worked for Minnesota’s first Internet service provider. I am pleased to be a part of the Blandin on Broadband Team. I also work with MN Coalition on Government Information, Minnesota Rural Partners, and the American Society for Information Science and Technology.

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