What drives property values in Saratoga Springs to move up and down?

Property values are constantly moving up and down. Home values appreciate in the long term almost always. But, of course, there is always a certain amount of risk in real estate.

When your property appreciates you have a larger asset to borrow against, and you'll realize a larger profit when you sell. Property values in Saratoga Springs shift for numerous reasons, so how can you be sure what you're investing in now won't depreciate the day after you close? The most important factor is that you go with a REALTOR® in Saratoga Springs who is familiar with the factors that drive local prices.

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Many are convinced that the economy is the top factor impacting real estate appreciation. Clearly, there are some factors on a national level that influence your property's value: unemployment, mortgage rates, the stock market, and more. However, your house's value and the features that play the biggest role in its appreciation depend on the local Saratoga Springs economy and housing market.

Let High Rock Realty, Inc. help you with your first home purchase in Saratoga Springs Access to services - Proximity to work and schools also have a huge effect on most home buyers' choices. So when it comes to keeping their value, these areas usually appreciate the best.

Recent home sales - You should receive data on the recent real estate sales in the areas that you're asking about from your agent. You'll want to know things like time on market and seller discounts.

The appreciation history - Is the community considered desirable because of its location or affordability? Have house prices increased or decreased over the last 5 to 10 years?

The local economy - Are local businesses hiring? Have companies moved into or away from an area? Is there a good mix of business in an area, or does it depend on just one industry? Is the blend of commercial and residential zoning changing? All these play a part.

Recognizing the factors that impact your property's value is important. Click here to get an estimation of your home's value. Have any questions? Please feel free to call me at (518) 691-0669 or e-mail me.

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