Understanding DuBois home prices

Property prices are continually changing. Over a long enough period of time, home values , by and large, go up. But, of course, in real estate there are no "sure things".

When your house appreciates you have a greater asset to borrow against, and you get a better profit when you sell. Property values in DuBois vary for numerous reasons, so how will you know what you're investing in this year won't depreciate the day after you close? The most important aspect to consider is that you go with a real estate agent in DuBois who recognizes the factors that affect local prices.

Many are convinced that the economy is the major factor affecting real estate appreciation. It goes without saying that there are numerous issues on a national level that change your home's value: unemployment, interest rates, inflation, and more. But the most influential factors that figure your house's value are specific to the local DuBois economy and residential market.

Let Hoffer Realty Associates help you with your first home purchase in DuBois Access to services - Many consumers want to live in regions with the best and most convenient elements for homes to shine, such as a close proximity to schools, jobs, and work. So when it comes to holding their value, these areas typically appreciate better than others.

Recent sales - Your agent should give you reports 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.

The appreciation history - Is the area considered desirable because of its location or affordability? Have home prices gone up or down over the past 5-10 years?

The local economy - Are local businesses hiring? Have companies moved into or away from an area? Is there a good combination of business in an area, or does it rely upon just one industry? Is the blend of commercial and residential zoning changing? These items play a role.

Learning the factors that influence your property's price is important. Get an assessment of your property's value here. And if you have any questions, call me at (814) 371-2100 or e-mail me .