Appreciating property values in Astoria

Home values are forever in flux. Property values appreciate in the long term generally. But, of course, in real estate there are no "sure things".

When your property appreciates you have a greater asset to borrow against, and you'll create a greater profit when you sell. But how can you be sure what you're purchasing now will appreciate over time? Property values in Astoria rise and fall for numerous reasons. Choosing an agent in Astoria who knows the factors that influence local prices is the most important element to consider.

The economy is thought to be the most critical factor affecting real estate appreciation. After all, interest rates, unemployment, business growth, government programs and quite a few other national determinants have a measurable impact on your house's worth. However, your house's value and the factors that play the biggest role in its appreciation are specific to the local Astoria economy and housing market.

Let Halvatzis Realty Inc help you with your first home purchase in Astoria Location in a community - Proximity to jobs and schools also have a major influence on most home buyers' decisions. So those regions often appreciate, or retain their value, best.

Real estate sales trends - How fast are homes selling? Are sellers having to discount much or offer concessions Some information can often be retrieved from public records, but a good agent with a login to the local MLS will usually provide a more complete picture.

The appreciation history - Is the community thought to be desirable because of its location or affordability? Have house prices risen or declined over the last 5-10 years?

Economic factors - Have companies moved into or away from an area? Are local businesses hiring? Is there a good mix of business in an area, or does it rely upon just one industry? Each of these elements plays a part.

It's worthwhile to be informed about the factors that impact your house's market price. Visit this link for an evaluation of your property's value. Have any questions? Please feel free to call me at 917.701.5013 or e-mail me.