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

Over time, the value of a piece of real estate will go up and down. Normally, property values appreciate in the long term. But there is always a certain amount of risk in real estate.

When your house appreciates you have more equity to borrow against, and you make a larger profit when you sell. But how will you know what you're buying now will appreciate over time? Property values in Denton vary for many different reasons. The most important factor to consider is that you go with an agent in Denton who can identify the factors that drive local prices.

What is the major factor affecting real estate appreciation? Many are convinced that it's the economy. Obviously, there are a handful of issues on a national level that alter your property's value: unemployment, interest rates, the stock market, and more. However, your house's value and the elements that play the most significant role in its appreciation depend on the local Denton economy and housing market.

Let Century 21 Judge Fite Company help you with your first home purchase in Denton Location in a community - Proximity to work and schools also have a significant effect on most home buyers' decisions. So when it comes to holding their value, these communities typically appreciate the best.

Recent sales - Your real estate agent should provide you with facts and figures on the recent real estate sales in the neighborhoods that you're interested in. You'll want to know average time on market, selling versus listing price and more.

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

Local economy - Is there a nice mixture of jobs in an area, or does it depend on just one industry? Have companies moved into or away from an area? Are local companies hiring? Each of these elements plays a role.

Knowing the factors that impact your home's value is important. Click here to get an assessment of your property's value. Call me at 940-483-1090 or e-mail me if you have any questions at all. I'd love to hear from you.