Homes in Democrat-run congressional districts show higher returns, report shows

  • Attom Data Solutions studied home values and appreciation since 2008 and property tax rates in both Republican and Democratic congressional districts across the country.
  • Of the 2.4 million single-family homes purchased eight years ago, those within Democrat-controlled congressional districts realized a 21 percent ROI.
  • Homeowners within Republican-controlled congressional districts saw a 10 percent ROI over the last eight years.

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The Presidential race may be top-of-mind this election season, but another crucial election takes place this November: representation for all 435 congressional districts. All members of the House of Representatives are up for re-election this year, and a new study from Attom Data Solutions suggests why homeowners should pay close attention to their ballot picks.