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Understanding property appreciation in Montrose

Over time, the value of a house will fluctuate up and down. Home values appreciate in the long term generally. But, of course, in real estate there is always a certain amount of risk.

When your home appreciates you have a bigger asset to borrow against, and you get a higher profit when you sell. Property values in Montrose waver for various reasons, so how do you know what you're purchasing right now won't depreciate the day after you close? The most important element to consider is that you pick a real estate agent in Montrose who is familiar with the factors that affect local prices.


Many think that the economy is the biggest factor affecting real estate appreciation. Naturally, there are several factors on a national level that influence your home's value: unemployment, mortgage rates, business growth, and more. However, your home's value and the features that play the most significant role in its appreciation are specific to the local Montrose economy and housing market.

Let Eagles Wings Realty help you with your first home purchase in Montrose Access to services - Many of us prefer to live in regions with the most useful features for households to thrive, such as a close proximity to schools, jobs, and work. So these regions typically appreciate, or retain their value consistently, year to year.

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

Appreciation history - Have home prices risen or declined over the past 5 to 10 years? Is the area thought to be desirable because of its location or affordability?

Local economy - Is there a fair combination of jobs 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 part.

It's important to understand the factors that affect your home's price. Visit this link for an estimation of your property's value. Call me at 970-901-0434 or e-mail me if you have any questions at all. I'd love to hear from you.

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