The Connection Between Home Prices & Family Wealth

    The Connection Between Home Prices & Family Wealth | Keeping Current Matters

    Over the next five years, home prices are expected to appreciate 3.22% per year on average and to grow by 17.3% cumulatively, according to Pulsenomics’ most recent Home Price Expectation Survey.

    So, what does this mean for homeowners and their equity position?

    As an example, let’s assume a young couple purchased and closed on a $250,000 home in January. If we look at only the projected increase in the price of that home, how much equity will they earn over the next 5 years?

    The Connection Between Home Prices & Family Wealth | Keeping Current Matters

    Since the experts predict that home prices will increase by 4.4% this year alone, the young homeowners will have gained $11,000 in equity in just one year.

    Over a five-year period, their equity will increase by nearly $43,000! This figure does not even take into account their monthly principal mortgage payments. In many cases, home equity is one of the largest portions of a family’s overall net worth.

    Bottom Line

    Not only is homeownership something to be proud of, but it also offers you and your family the ability to build equity you can borrow against in the future. If you are ready and willing to buy, contact Roseburg Properties Group to find out if you are able to today! 541.371.5500 or


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