How Buying or Selling a Home Benefits Your Community

How Buying or Selling a Home Benefits Your Community




If you're thinking of buying or selling a house, it's important to know it doesn't just impact you—it helps out the local economy and your community, too.

Every year, the National Association of Realtors (NAR) puts out a report that breaks down the financial impact that comes from people buying and selling homes (see visual below):

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When a house is sold, it really boosts the local economy. That’s because of all the people needed to build, fix up, and sell homes. Robert Dietz, Chief Economist at the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB), explains how the housing industry adds jobs to a community:

“. . . housing is a significant job creator. In fact, for every single-family home built, enough economic activity is generated to sustain three full-time jobs for a year . . .”

It makes sense that housing creates a lot of jobs because so many different kinds of work are involved in the industry.

Think about all the people involved with selling a house—city officials, contractors, lawyers, real estate agents, specialists, etc. Everyone has a job to do to make your deal go through. So, each transaction is a big help to those who work and live in your community.

Put simply, when you buy or sell a home, you’re helping out your neighbors. So, when you decide to move, you're not just meeting your own needs—you're also doing something good for your community. Just knowing your move helps so many people around you can give you a sense of empowerment as you make your decision this year.

Bottom Line

Every time a home is sold, it really helps out the local economy. If you’re ready to move, let’s get in touch. It won’t just change your life—it’ll also do a lot of good for the whole community.

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3
Beds
2
Baths
1,857
Sq.Ft.
2002
Year Built
1
Day on Site
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MLS
$800,000
Neighborhood: Punta Gorda Isles Sec 23
3
Beds
2F11/2
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Year Built
3
Days on Site
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Open 5/19
2100 Timucua Trl Nokomis,  FL 34275
$727,500
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3
Beds
2
Baths
2,024
Sq.Ft.
1994
Year Built
4
Days on Site
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$659,000
Neighborhood: Punta Gorda Isles Sec 23
3
Beds
2
Baths
2,054
Sq.Ft.
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Year Built
5
Days on Site
C7492665
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$575,000
Neighborhood: Venetian Golf & Riv Club Ph 7
3
Beds
2
Baths
2,044
Sq.Ft.
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5
Days on Site
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MLS
Open 5/26
8889 Enclave Ct Sarasota,  FL 34238
$1,200,000
Neighborhood: Enclave At Silver Oak
3
Beds
2F11/2
Baths
3,080
Sq.Ft.
2004
Year Built
5
Days on Site
N6132945
MLS
$1,895,000
Neighborhood: Siesta Estates
6
Beds
5F11/2
Baths
3,924
Sq.Ft.
2000
Year Built
6
Days on Site
C7489324
MLS
$599,990
Neighborhood: Kings Xing
3
Beds
2F11/2
Baths
2,359
Sq.Ft.
2002
Year Built
7
Days on Site
C7484269
MLS
$525,000
Neighborhood: Port Charlotte Sec 87
4
Beds
2
Baths
2,339
Sq.Ft.
2016
Year Built
11
Days on Site
C7491967
MLS
$599,000
Neighborhood: Port Charlotte Sec 036
4
Beds
3
Baths
1,940
Sq.Ft.
1961
Year Built
11
Days on Site
C7492092
MLS
$619,900
Neighborhood: Venice Palms Ph 1
3
Beds
2F11/2
Baths
1,894
Sq.Ft.
2005
Year Built
16
Days on Site
D6136399
MLS
$599,900
Neighborhood: Punta Gorda Isles Sec 23
4
Beds
2
Baths
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Sq.Ft.
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18
Days on Site
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