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Castle Rock home prices: Need some help understanding why they appreciate?

Over time, the worth of a piece of real estate will fluctuate up and down. Property values appreciate in the long term normally. But, of course, there are no "sure things" in real estate.

When your house appreciates you have a more valuable asset to borrow against, and you'll create a higher profit when you sell. There is a variety of reasons why property values in Castle Rock shift. So, how can you be sure what you're buying presently will appreciate over time? It's imperative that you choose a REALTOR® in Castle Rock who is familiar with the factors that affect local prices.


The economy is believed to be the top factor impacting real estate appreciation. It goes without saying that interest rates, unemployment, business growth, government programs and a lot of other national determinants have a measurable adjust your home's worth. However, your house's value and the aspects that play the biggest role in its appreciation are particular to the local Castle Rock economy and housing market.

Let Sabina Kier help you with your first home purchase in Castle Rock Location in a community - Being close to schools, employment and amenities like shopping, restaurants and entertainment is a priority to many buyers and will greatly influence home values. So those regions generally appreciate, or hold their value consistently, year to year.

Prior home sales - What's the time on market? What was the final sales amount compared to the asking price? A lot of data can often be obtained from public records, but a good agent with access to the local MLS will often be able to provide a more complete picture.

Appreciation history - Have home prices gone up or down over the last 5-10 years? Is the area thought to be desirable because of its location or affordability?

Local economy - Is there a nice combination of jobs in an area, or does it rely on just one industry? Have companies moved into or away from an area? Are local companies hiring? All these play a part.

Learning the factors that play into your property's financial worth is important. Click here to get an assessment of your home's value. And if you have any questions, call me at 303-638-8509 or e-mail me .