Over the next five years, home prices are expected to appreciate on average by 3.35% per year and to grow by 24.34% 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 purchases and closes on a $250,000 home this month (January). If we only look at the projected increase in the price of that home, how much equity will they earn over the next 5 years?
Since the experts predict that home prices will increase by 4.2% in 2018, the young homeowners will have gained $10,500 in equity in just one year.
Over a five-year period, their equity will increase by nearly $45,000! 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.
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, find out if you are able to today!
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16446 Pinwhenny Road -- 5 BR, 5.2 BA Price: $2,790,000 (6280 sqft) Subdivision: None → More info Ivester Jackson | MLS # 3461940 | Active
100 Brownstone Drive -- 5 BR, 5.2 BA Price: $2,399,000 (7435 sqft) Subdivision: The Point → More info Southern Homes of the | MLS # 3464346 | Active
17812 John Connor Road -- 4 BR, 4.1 BA Price: $2,100,000 (4690 sqft) Subdivision: The Peninsula → More info Ivester Jackson | MLS # 3459961 | Active
118 Whaling Lane -- 4 BR, 4.1 BA Price: $1,475,000 (4758 sqft) Subdivision: The Point → More info Southern Homes of the | MLS # 3445996 | Active
5377 Ridge Lane Circle -- 3 BR, 3.1 BA Price: $1,250,000 (4486 sqft) Subdivision: None → More info Keller Williams Lake | MLS # 3462802 | Active
143 Sienna Lane -- 4 BR, 2.1 BA Price: $1,200,000 (4059 sqft) Subdivision: Pinnacle Shores → More info Lake Homes Realty LLC | MLS # 3463730 | Active
2709 Westview Drive -- 4 BR, 3 BA Price: $1,150,000 (5846 sqft) Subdivision: Island Point → More info Carolina Real Estate | MLS # 3459458 | Active
172 Maple View Drive -- 4 BR, 3.1 BA Price: $969,000 (4510 sqft) Subdivision: Wildlife Bay → More info Keller Williams Lake | MLS # 3462240 | Contract
177 Patternote Road -- 3 BR, 3 BA Price: $899,000 (3076 sqft) Subdivision: Crescent Land and Timber → More info Keller Williams Lake | MLS # 3462851 | Contract
221 Waddell Road -- 4 BR, 3.2 BA Price: $775,000 (3141 sqft) Subdivision: None → More info EXP REALTY LLC | MLS # 3463745 | Active
9013 Clement Circle -- 3 BR, 3.1 BA Price: $745,000 (3279 sqft) Subdivision: None → More info Keller Williams Realty | MLS # 3463457 | Coming soon
208 High Lake Drive -- 3 BR, 3.1 BA Price: $650,000 (3409 sqft) Subdivision: Harbor Watch → More info Keller Williams | MLS # 3464248 | Active
171 Binns Road -- 3 BR, 2 BA Price: $619,000 (674 sqft) Subdivision: None → More info EXP REALTY LLC | MLS # 3296186 | Contract
157 Lynnbrook Lane -- 3 BR, 2 BA Price: $500,000 (1916 sqft) Subdivision: Lynnbrook → More info The Allen Team Inc | MLS # 3404277 | Active
4730 Lazy Lane -- 3 BR, 2 BA Price: $395,000 (1670 sqft) Subdivision: Cozy Cove → More info Exit Realty Elite | MLS # 3464362 | Active
4851 Emma Love Drive -- 2 BR, 2 BA Price: $204,900 (980 sqft) Subdivision: None → More info Newmel Properties | MLS # 3463381 | Active
Cast off city living and choose Lake Norman waterfront living in this custom 5 bedroom/6.5 bath stucco and stone waterfront home in Mooresville. Great location, just a short walk to Lakeshore Elementary & Middle Schools. This Lake Norman waterfront foreclosure offers an elegant great room with double-sided fireplace, wood floors and floor to ceiling windows for amazing views of Lake Norman. Main floor master suite with custom master bath. Includes main floor office or library. Features formal dining room, inviting kitchen with granite countertops and breakfast bar for morning meals and afternoon snacks. Walk out basement with second living quarters, media room, wet bar, rec room and large covered patio.
Based on the last 6 months of Lake Norman waterfront sales, this property is priced 37% lower than the average price per square foot!
Which tax benefits do home owners miss? Will you get audited if you take the home office deduction? Find out the answers to these questions and more before Tax Day.
There are a lot of home ownership tax benefits — if you don’t forget to take them. To make sure you get your due, HouseLogic asked tax expert Abe Schneier, a senior technical manager with the American Institute of CPAs, for tax-filing tips.
HouseLogic: What’s the most common home-related tax deduction or credit claimed by home owners?
Abe Schneier: The mortgage interest deduction, [which the NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® estimates amounts to about $3,000 in tax savings for the average itemizing home owner] and [the deduction for] real property taxes. Continue reading →