Understanding Sherman Oaks home prices

Over time, the value of a property will fluctuate up and down. Almost always, house values appreciate in the long term. But, of course, in real estate there are no "sure things".

When your property appreciates you have more resources to borrow against, and you'll generate a greater profit when you sell. There is a variety of reasons why property values in Sherman Oaks go up and down. So, how do you know what you're purchasing right now will appreciate over time? The most important element is that you select an agent in Sherman Oaks who knows the factors that influence local prices.

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Many think that the economy is the major factor affecting real estate appreciation. Obviously, there are many factors on a national level that change your property's value: unemployment, mortgage rates, business growth, and more. However, your house's value and the components that play the biggest role in its appreciation depend on the local Sherman Oaks economy and housing market.

Let Charise Michell, Estate Agent, Wish Sotheby’s International Realty, CalBRE#01425090 help you with your first home purchase in Sherman Oaks Access to services - Proximity to work and schools also have a great impact on all home buyers' decisions. So those communities generally appreciate, or hold their value, best.

The latest home sales - You should receive data on the recent real estate sales in the neighborhoods that you're interested in from your REALTOR®. You'll want to analyze data like how long a house stays on the market and asking price as opposed to selling price.

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

Economic factors - Have companies moved into or away from an area? Are local companies hiring? Is there a good mix of business in an area, or does it count on just one industry? All these play a part.

It's wise to learn about the factors that impact your property's value. Visit this link for an evaluation of your home's value. Have any questions? Please feel free to call me at (818) 269-1966 or e-mail me.

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