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House value affect of living adjacent to a pub

Where can I find expert opinion on the affect living adjacent to a pub can have on a house value? I am preparing a case for a Valuation Tribunal and need to find expert opinion to include within the case: - The VOA have referenced the average house price for our street in 1993. However, our house is adjacent to a noisy pub so any expert opinion I can receive / find on the extent this can reduce a house price would be very useful - We also live 2 metres from a main road, whereas all other houses are set much further back. Any expert opinion on the extent (%) living on a main road can bring down a house price would also be very gratefully received. I will build this expert opinion into my case, along with other points we shall be addressing. Any help gratefully received Thanks DC

Asked on Mar 16 2017, House Prices in London | Report content

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  • It´s a tricky one as for some people the noise would not make any difference. I have been in a similar situation - although the property was close to a number of garages, but had the advantage of having a large garden and was recently refurbed. Every prospective buyer had a different opinion about what they liked and didn´t like. We had to drop the asking price a couple of times before finding a buyer. In hindsight, the estate agent we initially used raised our expectations too high. However, if you search for a local RICS surveyor, they will be able to give you a realistic valuation which can be used as a valid reference.

    Answered on Mar 17 2017, Report content
  • Depending on the level of noise and possible anti-social behaviour; houses with saleability issues are often sold at auction, so if you're looking for a valuation you could look through historic auction sales using the EIG database, which is a paid for service. A good local agent will have access and will be able to assist you.

    Answered on Mar 22 2017, Report content

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