2014 Utah Housing Market

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News for the 2014 Utah housing market is looking reasonably positive. Unless some sort of dramatic, unforeseen event disturbs the market’s scales, experts predict that the trends of general recovery will slowly continue in Utah and nation-wide. The slow recovery trend experienced by the 2014 Utah housing market first began in 2012. The market trend appeared to follow status quo through 2013 as well. Once again, experts predict that this trend … [Read more...]

2014 Idaho Housing Market

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The Idaho housing market never did seem to regain momentum following the real estate bubble burst that lead to the recession. However, the first two quarters of 2014 brought on an unexpected trend toward normalization. This normalization is especially apparent in the Boise area. As the data shows, the state experienced the usual seasonal fluctuations in buyer demand and seller offer. Much like the rest of the continental United States, the levels … [Read more...]

2014 Nevada Housing Market

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Forecasting the real estate market in Nevada has historically proven quite difficult given its highly dynamic nature. However, the 2012-2014 period proved particularly challenging for market analysts. The recession, its aftermath, and the slow pace of economic recovery in the state provided many difficulties in the prediction process. In most states, market analysts steer clear from mentioning the formation of another housing bubble. When it … [Read more...]

2014 Washington Housing Market

Washington Housing Markets in 2014

A view of the 2014 Washington Housing Market at the end of this year’s first quarter paints the picture of a balanced and rather stable market. However, several market trends are creating cause for concern for most analysts. Perhaps the most prominent cause of concern is the low supply of available housing units. According to Stephen O’Connor, the director of the Runstad Center for Real Estate Studies at the University of Washington, low supply … [Read more...]

2014 Arizona Housing Market

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Arizona’s housing market took a harder hit than most other states during the recession. That fact is no longer news to us. The state is still a good two or three years away from making a full recovery to pre recession economics. Most reports predict a surprisingly stable and balanced 2014 Arizona housing market. By and large, experts expect housing supply to meet demands, prices to continue to rise (yet remain at affordable levels), and mortgage … [Read more...]

2014 Oregon Housing Market

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I’m sure you all remember the housing market back in 2010. Home buyer tax credits just expired. A housing market rebound seemed out of reach for most potential buyers and market analysts. Unemployment rates stood high and consumer confidence had plummeted. However, certain states that harbored hope for the future stood out among others. Oregon was one of them. According to a 2010 Fiserv Case-Shiller report, market experts listed Bend, Oregon as … [Read more...]

2014 California Housing Market

2014 California Housing Market

The 2014 California housing market will follow the national trend of slow recovery: according to the California Association of Realtors (CAR), sales numbers may take a slight dive. These experts predict housing prices will do the exact opposite. Rising prices will lead to a sensible growth in 2015. For the time being, these experts advise cautious optimism. Finding affordable housing in most areas of the state is still almost impossible. Most … [Read more...]

The Best Real Estate Markets 2013

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When considering which real estate markets are the best, it is wise to look at home sales among other aspects as this number often reveals a thriving real estate market. Below is a list of the top 25 real estate markets in America today from the least to the greatest: Oklahoma City, Oklahoma: According to trulia.com, the median sales price for homes in Oklahoma City from April 13th to June 13th was $126,000. This represents an increase of … [Read more...]

70 US Cities Forecast with Higher Home Prices

By Mike Colpitts Nearly mid-way through the year 70 U.S. cities housing markets are forecast to recover in 2012, and some of them are already making successful inroads on their way with appreciating home prices. The cities include five that were forecast by Housing Predictor at the beginning of the year to appreciate in value, including Miami, Florida which is seeing unparalleled appreciation in the single family home market and … [Read more...]

Foreclosures Rise 18%

The epidemic of foreclosures is rising, according to newly released figures from RealtyTrac, despite a slight slowdown in activity during the month of May. Year over year foreclosures rose 18%. Foreclosure filings, including default notices, scheduled auctions and bank repossessions were reported on 321,480 properties during the month, a decrease of 6% from April. The drop apparently developed as a result of moratoriums on foreclosures by the … [Read more...]