The gradual increase of property value.Appreciation takes place over long periods of time (usually years) and is affected by many factors, including changes to the property area, market conditions, inflation, property demand, economic conditions, and other factors.Appreciation can be permanent or only temporary.If you are buying foreclosed homes, appreciation can help you make more money on resale.It can also help you build equity.
An increase in an asset's market value over its value at some previous point in time. The increase can be a result of inflation, increased demand or some other related cause. The term denotes the opposite of depreciation.
An increase in the value of property. Causes of appreciation for real estate may include inflation, demand pressures for land and buildings, a physical addition, modernization, removal of a negative factor from within or outside a property. EXAMPLE: Owner sold for $100,000.00 land that he purchased 10 years ago for $60,000.00. During that time the amount of appreciation was $40,000.00.
An increase in value of property due to either a positive improvement of the area or the elimination of negative factors. Commonly, and incorrectly, used to describe an increase in value through inflation.
Increase in the value of property due to improvements made to the property or surrounding area/neighborhood by the owner or other parties, including the government and/or more general market forces. Commonly, and incorrectly, used to describe an increase in value through inflation.
Increase in value of a property, in terms of money, from all causes. For example, a farm may appreciate if a shopping center is built nearby, and property of any sort may appreciate as a result of inflation.
An increased value of property due to either a positive improvement of the area or the elimination of negative factors. The term is commonly used to describe an increase in property value due to changes in market conditions.
When real estate appreciates, it has accrued value. Rarely, however, do timeshare properties appreciate. Since the value of a vacation property fluctuates depending on the time of year, it is hard for someone to appraise such a property (see Appraisal, above). Even if a particular resort itself appreciates, the resultant increase in value is divided among all the people who use the timeshares, so any net increase in value is rarely, if ever, apparent.
Appreciation refers to the increase in value of real property. Timeshare weeks in this country seldom appreciate because Vacation Clubs and condominiums with seasonally-changing values are difficult to appraise; furthermore, even a noticeable increase or decrease in the property value, when distributed among 50 or more owners per unit, often equates to a negligible difference per owner.
The increase in value of an asset, in this case the home property, compared to an earlier period. Appreciation may result from, among other factors, an increase in market price, appraised value, or income earned.
A property's increase in value caused by market forces or by inflation. For example, authorities say that real property in California has appreciated by an average of at least 5% every year for the past 100 years.
Appreciation is the term used to describe the increase in value a currency experiences due to market factors. Generally appreciation is caused when demand outweighs supply, causing scarcity in the market. Since the buyers in this case place a higher value on the currency, it appreciates in value and becomes more expensive to trade. Appreciation is the opposite of depreciation.
an increase in a currency's value which occurs under a floating exchange rate regime. If the A$ was worth US$0.50 and is now worth US$0.54 it has appreciated against the US$ (equally the US$ has depreciated against the A$)
An increase in a property's value. A home generally increases in value over time. If you buy a house for $100,000 and sell it one year later for $110,000, the house has appreciated by $10,000. Appreciation increases your net worth, as well as, your equity - the difference between your home's market value and the amount of money you owe on your mortgage. The three main factors that affect the future value of your home are its location and condition, and the selling price of similar properties in the area.
A common foreign exchange term describing the event of a currency strengthening or increasing in value relative to another currency based on market demand. Appreciation is generally used to describe permanent or long-term revaluation of currencies as opposed to daily or short-term market movement. Often the term is an indication of a formal revaluation or intervention by a central bank.
Appreciation is a term used in accounting relating to the increase in value of an asset. In this sense it is the reverse of depreciation, which measures the fall in value of assets over their normal life-time.