2015 Vermont Real Estate Market Forecast

Vermont Real Estate

Vermont is one of the more affluent states in the U.S. and both economists and housing market experts have reason to believe there is a lot of hope for the future of the state in the coming year. Thus far, the two major sources of forecasts on Vermont’s economy have issued generally positive predictions for the fiscal year that is poised to start on July 1, 2015. In the following, we’ll be taking a peek at the general economic outlook for Ver … [Read more...]

2015 New Hampshire Real Estate Market Forecast

New Hampshire Real Estate

New Hampshire, also known as the Granite State, is one of the country’s traditionally best-faring economies. That’s not news for anyone with so much as a remote interest in the larger economic picture. In 2014, the New Hampshire Real Estate Market performed just as well as we expected it to. It came out at the top, or close to the top, of the national charts for several key indicators, including life standards, life quality, health care, fiscal en … [Read more...]

2015 Maine Housing Market

Maine Housing Market

In 2014, the Maine housing market improved on a year-to-year basis. Click here to read a past forecast for the Maine housing market for comparison. Home sales in the Portland area rose by 4.2 percent compared to 2013. The 551 single family housing units purchased in 2014 comes close to the 2005 record of 570 and also marks the city’s third consecutive year of increasing sales numbers. However, this performance is still lower that the 21.3 percent … [Read more...]

Real Estate Investing for Beginners

Real Estate Investing for Beginners

On first glance, real estate investment seems simple enough in regard to generating additional income. Buy some sort of property for a set amount of money, fix it up, and then sell it for more or rent it out for a renewable source of liquidity). In actuality, the process never ends up this simple. These days, a real estate investor can profit from a joint venture, property wholesales, and successful property management. However, the market re … [Read more...]

The Top 25 Housing Market Predictions for 2015

The Top 25 Housing Market Predictions for 2015

Fortune, one of America’s leading financial magazines, recently held a panel discussion among experts within the housing market industry. The editors asked them what the market will look like over the coming year. Most experts provided vague and even confounding answers: “mysterious.” The main takeaway here is that the beginning of 2015 found most housing market prices on par with the prices posted back during the housing market boom. We can no lo … [Read more...]

2014 Kentucky Housing Market

2014 Kentucky Housing Market

The forecast for the 2013 Kentucky housing market paints the picture of a diverse landscape in terms the overall home sales throughout the state. Most significantly, this forecast draws attention to the more positive aspects of the Louisville market. The 2008 recession didn't hit the Louisville area as hard as the rest of the state. However, the real estate market in the area did need to make some adjustments to better meet these predictions. 2013 … [Read more...]

2014 Indiana Housing Market

2014 Indiana Housing Market

The 2013 Indiana housing market continued similar recovery trends experienced during the previous post-recession years. The state’s economy significantly slowed down the pace of its economic rebound last year. Many experts feel that the 2014 Indiana housing market (and beyond) will bring about less prosperity. We briefly outlined some of the main contributing factors influencing the evolution of the 2014 Indiana housing market below. The majority … [Read more...]

2014 Michigan Housing Market

2014 Michigan Housing Market

By the end of 2012, prospects appeared mixed for the 2013 Michigan housing market: on one hand, real estate experts remained well aware of the fact that the recession greatly affected the state. On the other hand, the Detroit housing market was poised to make one of the biggest comebacks in U.S. history. So, did any of these predictions come true, or has the 2014 Michigan housing market continued to slump under numerous negative influences from th … [Read more...]

2014 Illinois Housing Market

2014 Illinois Housing Market

By the end of 2012, the 2013 Illinois housing market appeared set to experience growth through the year ahead. Predictions appeared moderately optimistic at best. A market analyst interviewed by the Illinois Association of Realtors predicted a slow but steady pace of recovery last year. By and large, his predictions appear to have come to fruition. Both the median sale prices for homes and the overall number of home sales in the state improved … [Read more...]

2014 Wisconsin Housing Market

2014 Wisconsin Housing Market

Last year's forecast for the 2013 Wisconsin housing market appeared seemingly positive in all aspects. This market analysis predicted an upswing in real estate activities for the residential segment. Even the most perfunctory glance at the hard data supplied by the Wisconsin Association of Realtors confirmed these predictions. As most market analysts expected, the housing market trading activities in Wisconsin continued their upswing last year on … [Read more...]