Evidence that mobile phone masts can negatively affect property prices in the immediate vicinity and make it harder to sell such properties.

Most of the research reports below come from the US or from Australia/New Zealand where electromagnetic radiation awareness is much higher than in the UK.

Legal basis for compensation due to adverse effect on land and property close to a mobile phone base station. 'On average across the UK prices of homes that are within 100 metres of an installation can drop by between 20% to 30%....

10 things that will affect the value of your home. Moneywise 2015. See No 7.

12 factors which can reduce house values: number 7 'New developments, mobile mast or electric pylon, not in my back garden!'

National Association of Realtors 2015

EMF Real Estate Survey Results: “Neighborhood Cell Towers & Antennas—Do They Impact a Property’s Desirability?” 2014

Survey by the National Institute for Science, Law & Public Policy Indicates Cell Towers and Antennas Negatively Impact Interest in Real Estate Properties - 2014

Article in NYTimes August 2010

The Impact of Cell Phone Towers on House Prices in Residential Neighborhoods in New Zealand. 2005 Overall, respondents would pay from 10%–19% less to over 20% less for a property if it were in close proximity to a base station.

Phone mast wipes £50,000 off house value 2005

Phone masts blight house sales - The Guardian 2003

The Impact Of Cellular Phone Base Station Towers On Property Values 2003


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