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Dealing with stigma

Tuesday Oct 11th, 2016


In the context of real estate, a “stigma” is a non-physical, intangible attribute of a property that may elicit a psychological or emotional response on the part of a potential buyer. There may have been an event, or circumstance, that occurred in or near the property that does not affect the property’s physical appearance or function, but might be considered, by some, as emotionally disquieting. Unlike a latent or patent defect, which may exist at a... [read more]