What drives property values in Orland Park to move up and down?

Over time, the worth of a piece of real estate will go up and down. Home values appreciate in the long term almost always. But, of course, there is always a certain amount of risk in real estate.

When your home appreciates you have more resources to borrow against, and you get a bigger profit when you sell. There are many different reasons why property values in Orland Park move up and down. So, how will you be sure what you're purchasing now will appreciate over time? It's critical that you go with a REALTOR® in Orland Park who recognizes the factors that influence local prices.

A lot of people think that the economy is the greatest factor impacting real estate appreciation. Naturally, interest rates, unemployment, business growth, government programs and many other national determinants have a noticeable impact on your property's worth. But the most significant issues that determine your house's value depend on the local Orland Park economy and housing market.

Let Orland Park Realtors help you with your first home purchase in Orland Park Location in a community - Being close to schools, employment and amenities like shopping, restaurants and entertainment is a big deal to a lot of families and will greatly influence home values. So when it comes to holding their value, these communities typically appreciate much more reliably than areas lacking key features.

Recent sales - Your real estate agent should give you facts and figures on the recent real estate sales in the neighborhoods 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 gone up or down over the past 5 to 10 years? Is the community considered desirable because of its location or affordability?

The local economy - Are local businesses hiring? Have companies moved into or away from an area? Is there a nice mixture of job types in an area, or does it rely upon just one industry? Is the mix of commercial and residential development changing? These items play a role.

It's vital to learn about the factors that impact your house's worth. Click here to get an estimation of your house's value. Please call me at 708-873-1400 or e-mail me with any questions.

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9439 West 144th Place
Orland Park, IL 60462-2543