Lincoln, NE

Appreciation rates for homes in Lincoln have been tracking above average for the last ten years, according to NeighborhoodScout data. The cumulative appreciation rate over the ten years has been 15.10%, which ranks in the top 50% nationwide. This equates to an annual average Lincoln house appreciation rate of 1.42%.

NeighborhoodScout’s data show that during the latest twelve months, Lincoln’s appreciation rate, at 4.54%, has been at or slightly above the national average. In the latest quarter, Lincoln’s appreciation rate has been 1.15%, which annualizes to a rate of 4.67%.

Relative to Nebraska, our data show that Lincoln’s latest annual appreciation rate is lower than 60% of the other cities and towns in Nebraska.

 

Population
268,738

Average Annual Home Appreciation Rate
4.67%

Total # of Homes for Sale in this Market
277

Median Home Price
$151,570

Median Rent
$758 per room

Home Price Range
57.36% of homes are between $106,001 - $212,000

Median Sales Price
$137,600

Number of "Troubled" homes(in some form of foreclosure)
117

Median Foreclosure Sales Price
$107,950

Foreclosure Discount
22%

Most Common Home Type
57.40% of homes are SINGLE FAMILY DETACHED

% of Vacant Homes
5.31%

% of Renters
45.41%

% of Owner Occupied
54.59%

People Living Below Poverty Level
16.47%

Unemployment Rate
2.10%

Is this area perfect for Real Estate deals going on right now?

With the history of positive appreciation in the Lincoln area, a rental property (based on the much higher than average rental rates) could be a profitable investment for the savvy buy and hold investor.

Columbus, NE

In the last 10 years, Columbus has experienced some of the highest home appreciation rates of any community in the nation. Columbus real estate appreciated 33.55% over the last ten years, which is an average annual home appreciation rate of 2.94%, putting Columbus in the top 20% nationally for real estate appreciation. For a real estate investor, Columbus definitely has a track record of being one of the best long term real estate investments in America through the last ten years.

NeighborhoodScout’s data show that during the latest twelve months, Columbus’s appreciation rate, at 6.06%, has been at or slightly above the national average. In the latest quarter, Columbus’s appreciation rate has been 0.25%, which annualizes to a rate of 1.01%.

Relative to Nebraska, our data show that Columbus’s latest annual appreciation rate is higher than 60% of the other cities and towns in Nebraska.

Population
22,533

Average Annual Home Appreciation Rate
1.01%

Total # of Homes for Sale in this Market
1

Median Home Price
$122,654

Median Rent
$671 per room

Home Price Range
44.77% of homes are between $110,001 - $220,000

Median Sales Price
Still gathering data

Number of "Troubled" homes(in some form of foreclosure)
9

Median Foreclosure Sales Price
Still gathering data

Foreclosure Discount
Still gathering data

Most Common Home Type
70.29% of homes are SINGLE FAMILY DETACHED

% of Vacant Homes
5.88%

% of Renters
34.0)%

% of Owner Occupied
66.00%

People Living Below Poverty Level
12.09%

Unemployment Rate
2.30%

Is this area perfect for Real Estate deals going on right now?

With the history of positive appreciation in the Columbus area, a rental property (based on the much higher than average rental rates) could be a profitable investment for the savvy buy and hold investor.

Grand Island, NE

Appreciation rates for homes in Grand Island have been tracking above average for the last ten years, according to NeighborhoodScout data. The cumulative appreciation rate over the ten years has been 26.67%, which ranks in the top 30% nationwide. This equates to an annual average Grand Island house appreciation rate of 2.39%.

Over the last year, Grand Island appreciation rates have trailed the rest of the nation. In the last twelve months, Grand Island’s appreciation rate has been 2.27%, which is lower than appreciation rates in most communities in America. In the latest quarter, NeighborhoodScout’s data show that house appreciation rates in Grand Island were at -0.96%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of -3.80%.

Notably, Grand Island’s appreciation rate in the latest quarter is one of the lowest in America.

Relative to Nebraska, our data show that Grand Island’s latest annual appreciation rate is lower than 90% of the other cities and towns in Nebraska.

Population
50,550

Average Annual Home Appreciation Rate
-3.80%

Total # of Homes for Sale in this Market
180

Median Home Price
$117,611

Median Rent
$699 per room

Home Price Range
43.19%

Median Sales Price
$117,000

Number of "Troubled" homes(in some form of foreclosure)
30

Median Foreclosure Sales Price
Still gathering data

Foreclosure Discount
Still gathering data

Most Common Home Type
68.54% of homes are SINGLE FAMILY DETACHED

% of Vacant Homes
6.27%

% of Renters
38.80%

% of Owner Occupied
61.20%

People Living Below Poverty Level
14.95%

Unemployment Rate
2.70%

Is this area perfect for Real Estate deals going on right now?

When one looks at the success of real estate investors overall, you will find that many of them have found their success when investing in properties in areas such as Grand Island when the economy is down, and then benefiting from the recovery when it begins to move up, and the appreciation rates climb with the economic bounce back.

Kearney, NE

In the last 10 years, Kearney has experienced some of the highest home appreciation rates of any community in the nation. Kearney real estate appreciated 35.04% over the last ten years, which is an average annual home appreciation rate of 3.05%, putting Kearney in the top 20% nationally for real estate appreciation. For a real estate investor, Kearney definitely has a track record of being one of the best long term real estate investments in America through the last ten years.

NeighborhoodScout’s data show that during the latest twelve months, Kearney’s appreciation rate, at 6.22%, has been at or slightly above the national average. In the latest quarter, Kearney’s appreciation rate has been 0.29%, which annualizes to a rate of 1.17%.

Relative to Nebraska, our data show that Kearney’s latest annual appreciation rate is higher than 60% of the other cities and towns in Nebraska.

 

Population
32,174

Average Annual Home Appreciation Rate
1.17%

Total # of Homes for Sale in this Market
Still gathering data

Median Home Price
$155,244

Median Rent
$745 per room

Home Price Range
51.49% of homes are between $110,001 - $220,000

Median Sales Price
Still gathering data

Number of "Troubled" homes(in some form of foreclosure)
3

Median Foreclosure Sales Price
Still gathering data

Foreclosure Discount
Still gathering data

Most Common Home Type
59.53% of homes are SINGLE FAMILY DETACHED

% of Vacant Homes
6.73%

% of Renters
45.53%

% of Owner Occupied
54.47%

People Living Below Poverty Level
16.84%

Unemployment Rate
1.80%

Is this area perfect for Real Estate deals going on right now?

With the history of positive appreciation in the Kearney area, a rental property (based on the much higher than average rental rates) could be a profitable investment for the savvy buy and hold investor.