Understanding Burlington home prices

Over time, the worth of a home will fluctuate up and down. Normally, house values appreciate in the long term. But, in real estate there are no "sure things".

When your property appreciates you have a greater asset to borrow against, and you'll produce a higher profit when you sell. But how do you know what you're investing in presently will appreciate over time? Property values in Burlington waver for numerous reasons. Choosing an agent in Burlington who knows the factors that influence local prices is the most important factor to consider.

What is the most crucial factor impacting real estate appreciation? Many believe that it's the economy. Obviously, mortgage rates, unemployment, job growth, government programs and numerous other national determinants have a definite effect on your home's worth. However, your home's value and the factors that play the biggest role in its appreciation are specific to the local Burlington economy and housing market.

Let David Massey Real Estate help you with your first home purchase in Burlington Access to services - Most people want homes in the regions with the easiest access to amenities, such as our schools and jobs. So when it comes to keeping their value, these regions generally appreciate the best.

Real estate sales trends - How long do homes typically stay up for sale before closing? Are sellers having to discount much? A lot of data can often be retrieved from public records, but a good agent with a login to the local MLS will often be able to provide a more complete picture.

Appreciation history - Have property prices risen or declined over the past 5-10 years? Is the area considered desirable because of its location or affordability?

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

It's vital to be informed about the factors that influence your home's worth. Visit this link for an estimation of your property's value. Call me at (336) 226-9374 or e-mail me if you have any questions at all. I'd love to hear from you.

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