Understanding Plantation property appreciation

Property prices are constantly moving up and down. For the most part, property values appreciate in the long term. But, of course, there is always a certain amount of risk in real estate.

When your home appreciates you have a bigger asset to borrow against, and you'll produce a bigger profit when you sell. Property values in Plantation fluctuate for a variety of reasons, so how will you be sure what you're buying now won't depreciate the day after you close? It's important that you pick an agent in Plantation who can identify the factors that affect local prices.


The economy is believed to be the most critical factor impacting real estate appreciation. It goes without saying that interest rates, employment, job growth, government programs and some other national determinants have a definite influence your house's value. But the most significant things that determine your house's value are particular to the local Plantation economy and housing market.

Let All Prime Realty help you with your first home purchase in Plantation Access to services - Most people want homes in the regions with the most accommodating amenities, like our jobs and schools. So these regions usually appreciate, or retain their value consistently, year to year.

Real estate sales trends - What's the time on market? Are sellers having to discount much or offer concessions A lot of data can often be retrieved from public records, but a good agent with a login to the local MLS will often provide a more complete picture.

The appreciation history - Is the neighborhood thought to be desirable because of its location or affordability? Have house prices increased or decreased over the last 5 to 10 years?

Economic factors - Have businesses moved into or away from an area? Are local companies hiring? Is there a nice mixture of work in an area, or does it rely on just one industry? All these play a part.

It's wise to learn about the factors that play into your home's worth. Get an estimation of your house's value here. Have any questions? Please feel free to call me at (561) 939-6301 or e-mail me.

All Prime Realty

8201 Peters Road Suite 1000
Plantation, FL 33324