2016 Colorado Housing Market and Real Estate Predictions

Colorado Housing Market

Home prices in the Colorado Housing Market are surging. On virtually every real estate website such as Zillow and Trulia Denver, Boulder, and Colorado Springs real estate ranks high among the hottest housing markets in the country. After the first quarter of 2016, Denver real estate (always a top market in sales and price appreciation) ranked 3rd, Colorado Springs 11th, and Boulder 18th. Colorado has more cities in the top 20, second only to … [Read more...]

2016 Utah Real Estate and Housing Market Predictions

Utah Real Estate

States in the West are expecting some of the strongest 2016 Housing Market activity in the country, and Utah real estate is near the head of the pack. The government-backed mortgage loan company Freddie Mack has named Northern Utah in particular as one of the top housing markets in their 2015 year-end Multi-indicator Market Index. “Housing markets such as Salt Lake City, Provo, and Ogden have strong buyer demand and they’re also still largely … [Read more...]

2016 Wyoming Real Estate and Housing Market Forecast

Wyoming Real Estate

In May of 2012 the median home value in Wyoming was $78,500. Four years later that value has increased by $35,000 and is currently $113,500. Although the statewide median home value is one of the lowest in the country, the rate in which the value margin has increased in a relatively short time span is a big positive for the Wyoming’s real estate market. But like other energy-producing states, the oil industry continues to be a major factor for … [Read more...]

2016 Montana Real Estate and Housing Market Forecast

Montana Real Estate

Traditionally Montana has relied on agriculture as it main source of income revenue. However, over the past decade, oil, tourism, lumber, and breweries have become a major contributing factor to Montana’s economy. And once again the big question for Montana Real Estate is, “Will there be a decline in business and jobs as a result of a decrease in energy and oil costs?” In February 2006 there were 23 oilrigs working in Montana. In 2012 the state … [Read more...]

2016 Nevada Real Estate and Housing Market Predictions

Nevada Real Estate

Last year the United States housing market saw default numbers fall to the lowest levels since 2006. However, this was not the case for Nevada real estate. The housing market in Nevada had its housing distress statistics actually increase in 2015, and real estate market agents in the state expect more of the same for 2016. This is nothing new for the Silver State. For the past ten years Nevada has been in the top five nationally for default … [Read more...]

2016 Idaho Real Estate and Housing Market Predictions

Idaho Real Estate

Much of the nation enjoyed healthy real estate numbers last year and Idaho was no different. Look for this positive trend to continue for the Idaho State 2016 housing market. If you’ve been waiting to purchase a home now is the time before these historically low interest rates rise as well as the price in homes. … [Read more...]

Discover the Best Real Estate Markets for Investing in 2017

Real Estate Markets

After some considerable ups and downs (especially in the aftermath of the 2008 economic fall), the markets around the country are recovered and growing. This previous list of the best real estate markets (which we shared with you some time ago) highlighted the best housing markets through 2016. Readers could then get a better sense of what was going on in this business niche and even choose from the particular housing market which they would feel … [Read more...]

2016 Washington Housing Market Predictions

Washington Housing Market

Like the rest of the country the Washington housing market is healthy and thriving, and last years positive numbers look like they’re going to spill over into the 2016 housing market. But like much of the west coast housing supply is having a hard time keeping up with demand. “We’re in for another crazy spring real estate market,” predicts J. Lennox Scott, chairman and CEO of John L. Scott, Inc. … [Read more...]

2016 Oregon Real Estate and Housing Market Predictions

Oregon Real Estate

Home prices for Oregon real estate have increased significantly in the past year, and the 2016 housing market looks to continue that trend. Homes are spending fewer and fewer days on the market. Why? Nestled between Washington and California, Oregon proceeds to grow as Californians are forced to leave because they can no longer afford housing and Washington residents look for an alternative to the expensive Seattle market. Popularity in the … [Read more...]

2016 California Housing Market Predictions

California Housing Market

The California Housing Market had a pretty solid year in 2015. Compared to 2014 prices were up nearly 7% and sales were up 8.1%. Unfortunately, the 2016 housing market looks to limp forward in comparison. Economists forecast that price increases will slow down, which is good seeing that home costs in the state have made ownership unattainable for most. But the damage may already be done by the high cost of homes. … [Read more...]