Understanding Norman home prices

Over time, the value of a home will fluctuate up and down. House values appreciate in the long term typically. But, in real estate there is always a certain amount of risk.

When your property appreciates you have a bigger asset to borrow against, and you make a larger profit when you sell. But how will you know what you're buying this year will appreciate over time? Property values in Norman go up and down for different reasons. Choosing a REALTOR® in Norman who understands the factors that affect local prices is the most important element.

What is the most crucial factor impacting real estate appreciation? Many guess that it's the economy. Obviously, there are numerous issues on a national level that change your house's value: unemployment, interest rates, business growth, and more. But the most significant factors that determine your property's value are specific to the local Norman economy and housing market.

Let Vawter Real Estate help you with your first home purchase in Norman Location in a community - Many of us choose to live in areas with the most useful traits for families to grow, like a close proximity to jobs and schools. So when it comes to keeping their value, these areas generally appreciate the best.

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

History of appreciation - In the past 5 to 10 years, have house prices gone up or down? Does location or affordability affect how desirable the neighborhood is believed to be?

Local economy - Is there a good mixture of work in an area, or does it rely upon just one industry? Have businesses moved into or away from an area? Are local companies hiring? These items play a role.

It's smart to learn about the factors that play into your home's value. Click here to receive an evaluation of your home's value. Please call me at (405)360-5635 or e-mail me with any questions.

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