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What causes Camp Hill home prices to fluctuate?

Home prices are forever in flux. Over a long enough period of time, home values , by and large, go up. But, in real estate there is always a certain amount of risk.

When your property appreciates you have a bigger asset to borrow against, and you'll generate a larger profit when you sell. But how will you know what you're investing in today will appreciate over time? Property values in Camp Hill waver for different reasons. It's important that you select a REALTOR® in Camp Hill who knows the factors that influence local prices.

   


The economy is thought to be the top factor impacting real estate appreciation. Obviously, there are several factors on a national level that change your home's value: unemployment, interest rates, the stock market, and more. However, your property's value and the things that play the most significant role in its appreciation are particular to the local Camp Hill economy and housing market.

Let APEX Realtors help you with your first home purchase in Camp Hill Location in a community - People typically want homes in the regions with the easiest access to features, such as our schools and jobs. So when it comes to retaining their value, these communities consistently appreciate the best.

Recent home sales - How fast are houses selling? What was the final sales amount versus the asking price? A lot of data can often be retrieved from public records, but a good agent with access to the local MLS will often provide a more complete picture.

History of appreciation - In the past 5-10 years, have property prices increased or decreased? Does location or affordability affect how desirable the area is thought to be?

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

Recognizing the factors that influence your home's worth is important. Get an evaluation of your house's value here. Please call me at 717.307.APEX (2739) or e-mail me with any questions.