May 10th, 2012 8:55 AM by
If you’re thinking about buying a Joint Base Charleston home, chances are someone you know is playing the role of “Negative Nelly”…Why buy now with prices still falling? Don’t you realize real estate is no longer a good investment?
However, let’s look at whether or not now is actually a good time for YOU to buy a home…Here are three questions every Charleston military family should ask before deciding to buy:
1. What do the experts say?
In the last 120 days, many experts have said that buying now makes sense. This includes: John Talbott, Christopher Thornberg and Warren Buffett.
This is a great question. While prices in the Charleston market are expected to remain flat for 2012, the experts project prices to rise reaching a cumulative appreciation of over 10% by 2016.
Buying today makes sense from a financial standpoint - think of the old saying: “Buy Low, Sell High”!
3. Why am I buying a home in the first place?
This is perhaps the most important question you should ask yourself… For most, the reason has nothing to do with money, but involves the following four reasons:
In SummaryMost agree it is a great time to buy in the Joint Base Charleston area, so make the decision that is best for you and your family – In the long run, the finances will work in your favor!
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