GDP Growth Can Influence Real Estate Prices

Posted by Dave Steele, WCP

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Dave SteeleWe’ve said this before: the most important part of any real estate purchase is its long term performance. This appreciation builds real wealth. With an ability to identify long term performance trends, it’s not hard to pick the right region in which to buy property.

The hard part is doing enough research on the region beforehand that will help inform your decision as much as possible. There is one major factor to this research that will go a long way in helping you do so: GDP growth.

What Is GDP?

The gross domestic product (GDP) is one of the most important primary indicators used to gauge the health of a region’s economy. It represents the total dollar value of all goods and services produced over a specific period of time.

Measuring GDP is complex, but in essence it can be measured in 2 ways… CLICK HERE for the complete article