What causes Edmond home prices to fluctuate?

Property values are continually changing. Normally, property values appreciate in the long term. But, of course, in real estate there are no guarantees.

When your home appreciates you have more resources to borrow against, and you'll see a bigger profit when you sell. But how will you be sure what you're buying today will appreciate over time? Property values in Edmond rise and fall for different reasons. Choosing a REALTOR® in Edmond who recognizes the factors that affect local prices is the most important thing to consider.

What is the major factor impacting real estate appreciation? Many assume that it's the economy. Obviously, there are many issues on a national level that change your property's value: unemployment, interest rates, inflation, and more. However, your home's value and the elements that play the most significant role in its appreciation are specific to the local Edmond economy and housing market.

Let Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices - Anderson Properties help you with your first home purchase in Edmond Location in a community - Many home buyers prefer to live in regions with the most helpful components for homes to succeed, like a close proximity to jobs and schools. So those areas consistently appreciate, or carry their value, best.

The latest home sales - You should receive figures on the recent real estate sales in the areas that you'd like to live in from your agent. You'll need to know things like how long a house stays on the market and seller discounts.

History of appreciation - In the past 5 to 10 years, have home prices increased or decreased? Does location or affordability affect how desirable the community is thought to be?

Economic factors - Have companies moved into or away from an area? Are local businesses hiring? Is there a nice blend of jobs in an area, or does it depend on just one industry? Each of these elements plays a part.

It's worthwhile to know the factors that influence your home's price. Get an evaluation of your house's value here. Please call me at (405) 823-4928 or e-mail me with any questions.

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