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Home Price Trends: Home Prices Typically Rise


home prices graph moving updward

Have you ever wondered why home prices seem to always go up? Despite occasional fluctuations, history has shown a consistent upward trend in home values over the years. Let's delve into why this is the case and why owning a home remains one of the smartest financial decisions you can make.


Just the Facts

Looking at the graph depicting annual changes in home prices since 1980, you'll notice a pattern of predominantly green bars. Each green bar represents a year when home values increased, reaffirming the notion that prices tend to rise over time.



Graph of home prices since 1980

Even amidst economic uncertainties and occasional downturns, like the recent global pandemic, home prices have continued their upward trajectory. Contrary to some misconceptions, last year saw no national drop in home prices. Instead, prices surged, surpassing expectations and rising more than usual.


This consistent upward movement in home prices underscores the resilience and stability of the real estate market. While short-term fluctuations may occur due to various factors, the long-term trend remains clear: home values appreciate over time.


Your Home is an Investment

Owning a home is not only a place to live but also a solid investment. As home prices steadily increase, homeowners benefit from growing equity, providing financial security and wealth-building opportunities. Additionally, historically low mortgage rates have further enhanced the affordability of homeownership, making it an attractive option for many.


If you're considering buying a home or making a real estate investment, now is an opportune time to capitalize on the market's upward momentum. As your trusted real estate advisor, I'm here to guide you through the process and help you make informed decisions that align with your financial goals.


Let's Make Those Green Bars Work in Your Favor!

Don't miss out on the wealth-building potential of homeownership. Contact me, Al Maxwell in Atlanta, at 404-213-3805, and let's explore how you can benefit from the enduring strength of the housing market.


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Content by Al Maxwell Marietta Realtor®

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