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82,338 Great Reasons to Buy a Home Today


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82,338 Great Reasons to Buy a Home Today

Joe Reitzug

Joe understands that buying or selling a home is more than just a transaction: it’s a life-changing experience...

Joe understands that buying or selling a home is more than just a transaction: it’s a life-changing experience...

Apr 26 2 minutes read

The financial benefits of buying a home as compared to renting one are always up for debate. However, one element of the equation is often ignored – the ability to build wealth as a homeowner.

Most experts are calling for home prices to continue appreciating over the next several years. The most recent Home Price Expectation Survey, a survey of over one hundred economists, real estate experts, and investment and market strategists, expects home appreciation to increase as follows:

  • 2021: 6%
  • 2022: 4.5%
  • 2023: 4%
  • 2024: 3.6%
  • 2025: 3.5%

Using their annual projections, the graph below shows the equity build-up a purchaser could earn, using a $350,000 home as an example:82,338 Great Reasons to Buy a Home Today | MyKCM

A homeowner could increase their net worth by over $80,000 in five years. That’s an average of $16,000 annually. That number should be in any equation determining the financial benefits of owning a home compared to renting.


Homeowners are going to make a substantial amount of money in home equity over the next five years.

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