Understanding Naples home prices

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

When your home appreciates you have a larger asset to borrow against, and you'll generate a larger profit when you sell. There are numerous reasons why property values in Naples move up and down. So, how do you know what you're buying presently will appreciate over time? Choosing an agent in Naples who understands the factors that drive local prices is the most important element to consider.


Many think that the economy is the most important factor affecting real estate appreciation. Obviously, there are some factors on a national level that alter your home's value: unemployment, mortgage rates, consumer confidence, and more. However, your property's value and the features that play the most significant role in its appreciation are particular to the local Naples economy and housing market.

Let Downing Frye Realty, Inc. help you with your first home purchase in Naples Access to services - Most people want homes in the districts with the most useful places we go often or everyday, like our work and schools. So when it comes to retaining their value, these communities typically appreciate much more reliably than areas lacking key features.

Recent sales - Your real estate agent should provide you with reports on the recent home sales in the regions that you're asking about. You'll want to know average time on market, selling versus listing price and more.

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

The local economy - Are local companies hiring? Have companies moved into or away from an area? Is there a fair mixture of job types in an area, or does it count on just one industry? Is the blend of commercial and residential zoning changing? These items play a part.

Knowing the factors that play into your house's financial worth is important. Get an evaluation of your home's value here. Have any questions? Please feel free to call me at (239) 594-2780 or e-mail me.

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