What drives property values in Naples to move up and down?

Over time, the worth of a home will go up and down. Over a long enough period of time, home values almost always appreciate. But, of course, there is always a certain amount of risk in real estate.

When your house appreciates you have a more valuable asset to borrow against, and you'll create a greater profit when you sell. There are numerous reasons why property values in Naples change. So, how can you be sure what you're purchasing presently will appreciate over time? The most important factor is that you go with a REALTOR® in Naples who is familiar with the factors that affect local prices.

What is the greatest factor impacting real estate appreciation? Many believe that it's the economy. Naturally, there are quite a few issues on a national level that affect your home's value: unemployment, mortgage rates, consumer confidence, and more. However, your house's value and the aspects that play the most significant role in its appreciation are particular to the local Naples economy and housing market.

Let Metro Properties help you with your first home purchase in Naples Access to services - Proximity to schools and work also have a great effect on all home buyers' choices. So those areas often appreciate, or carry their value, best.

Recent sales - Your real estate agent should provide you with data on the recent home sales in the regions that you'd like to live in. You'll want to know average time on market, selling versus listing price and more.

History of appreciation - In the last 5 to 10 years, have property prices risen or declined? Does location or affordability affect how desirable the community is believed to be?

The local economy - Are local businesses hiring? Have companies moved into or away from an area? Is there a good mix of work in an area, or does it rely upon just one industry? Is the mix of commercial and residential development changing? Each of these elements plays a part.

Identifying the factors that affect your home's financial worth is important. Visit this link for an evaluation of your property's value. Call me at 866-300-1550 or e-mail me if you have any questions at all. I'd love to hear from you.

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