Understanding Piedmont home prices

Over time, the worth of a property will fluctuate up and down. In most cases, house values appreciate in the long term. But, of course, in real estate there is always a certain amount of risk.

When your home appreciates you have a greater asset to borrow against, and you'll create a bigger profit when you sell. But how will you know what you're purchasing right now will appreciate over time? Property values in Piedmont shift for numerous reasons. The most important element to consider is that you pick a REALTOR® in Piedmont who understands the factors that drive local prices.

A lot of people believe that the economy is the biggest factor affecting real estate appreciation. Clearly, there are some factors on a national level that alter your house's value: unemployment, interest rates, inflation, and more. But the most significant things that determine your property's value are specific to the local Piedmont economy and residential market.

Let Piedmont Realty Inc help you with your first home purchase in Piedmont Access to services - Being close to schools, work and amenities like shopping, restaurants and entertainment is a big deal to many buyers and will greatly influence home values. So when it comes to keeping their value, these regions usually appreciate the best.

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

Appreciation history - Have property prices increased or decreased over the last 5 to 10 years? Is the neighborhood thought of as desirable because of its location or affordability?

Economic factors - Have companies moved into or away from an area? Are local businesses hiring? Is there a fair combination of jobs in an area, or does it count on just one industry? All these play a part.

Recognizing the factors that play into your home's worth is important. Click here to get an estimation of your home's value. Please call me at 405-373-3970 or e-mail me with any questions.