Appreciating property values in Rancho Santa Margarita

Over time, the value of a piece of real estate will fluctuate up and down. Property values appreciate in the long term for the most part. But there are no guarantees in real estate, of course.

When your house appreciates you have a larger asset to borrow against, and you'll make a larger profit when you sell. Property values in Rancho Santa Margarita shift for many different reasons, so how will you be sure what you're investing in right now won't depreciate the day after you close? It's critical that you pick an agent in Rancho Santa Margarita who knows the factors that affect local prices.

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A lot of people guess that the economy is the most crucial factor affecting real estate appreciation. Naturally, interest rates, unemployment, business growth, government programs and a lot of other national factors have a measurable impact on your house's value. However, your property's value and the components that play the biggest role in its appreciation are particular to the local Rancho Santa Margarita economy and housing market.

Let Lisa Dunn help you with your first home purchase in Rancho Santa Margarita Location in a community - Proximity to schools and jobs also have a great effect on almost all home buyers' decisions. So these communities usually appreciate, or carry their value consistently, year to year.

Recent home sales - You should receive facts and figures on the recent real estate sales in the districts that you're interested in from your agent. You'll need to know figures like how long a house stays on the market and asking price as opposed to selling price.

History of appreciation - In the past 5 to 10 years, have house prices risen or declined? Does location or affordability affect how desirable the community is thought of as?

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

It's worthwhile to know the factors that affect your house's market price. Get an evaluation of your house's value here. Have any questions? Please feel free to call me at (949) 858-9183 or e-mail me.

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