Understanding Portales and Clovis home prices

Over time, the value of a home will go up and down. Over a long enough period of time, home values , for the most part, appreciate. But, of course, there is always a certain amount of risk in real estate.

When your house appreciates you have a bigger asset to borrow against, and you'll produce a bigger profit when you sell. There is a variety of reasons why property values in Portales fluctuate. So, how do you know what you're buying today will appreciate over time? The most important factor is that you go with an agent in Portales who is familiar with the factors that affect local prices.

A lot of people are convinced that the economy is the most critical factor affecting real estate appreciation. Clearly, mortgage rates, unemployment, business growth, government programs and a handful of other national factors have a noticeable impact on your home's value. However, your house's value and the components that play the most significant role in its appreciation depend on the local Portales and Clovis economy and housing market.

Let Kiva Realty help you with your first home purchase in Portales Location in a community - Many consumers decide to live in areas with the most convenient features for families to shine, like a close proximity to schools and work. So those areas generally appreciate, or hold their value, best.

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

Appreciation history - Have property prices increased or decreased over the last 5-10 years? Is the community considered desirable because of its location or affordability?

Local economy - Is there a nice blend of jobs in an area, or does it count on just one industry? Have businesses moved into or away from an area? Are local businesses hiring? These items play a part.

It's wise to learn about the factors that influence your home's financial worth. Click here to receive an estimation of your home's value. Call us at (575) 356-5555 or e-mail us if you have any questions at all. We'd love to hear from you.