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 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...]

2015 California Housing Market Predictions

California Housing Market

The California housing market has been strong this year. And experts seem to agree that the state’s positive 2015 Housing Market will not only carry over into the new year, but will be even stronger. Realtors expect home sales to increase by nearly 26,000 closings. If this holds out to be true that translates to 433,000 total sales next year, which would make 2016 the greatest year for home sales since 2012. However, despite these numbers … [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...]

Bulk Government Foreclosure Sales Start

By Mike Colpitts The U.S. government is starting to sell-off its massive over-supply of foreclosed homes to investment equity firms at major discounts in a controversial trial program that could result in the future sale of hundreds of thousands of similar homes for pennies on the dollar. The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) announced the start of the sales under a pilot program in the hardest hit metropolitan areas, including Los … [Read more...]

2013 California Housing Market

If the experts are correct, California´s housing market will stay the course in 2013, with sales and prices continuing to increase slowly and steadily as they have for two years. Interest rates remain at historic lows and home prices are still relatively affordable. However, while it's an excellent time to buy, it's not a simple time to do so, as banks aren't making credit easily available, and many of those who purchased their homes at … [Read more...]

Foreclosure Crisis – “I Wouldn’t Have Bought the House”

Barbara MacGregor and her husband are a lot like a lot of other people. They had never owned a home. Barbara would look through the newspaper occasionally dreaming about some day owning a home with her husband, but she new they couldn’t really afford one in high priced Southern California real estate. At the grocery store she would pick-up real estate magazines filled with home listings, and show the bright pictures to her husband, who would … [Read more...]

News Releases from Housing Predictor

News releases are posted from the newest to the oldest. The news releases posted here are for the use of news organizations, web site owners and bloggers, who want to keep their visitors up to date on the latest Housing Predictor news. They are provided here for you to copy and paste on to your online web sites and for the use of other off-line news organizations. Housing Forecast to Improve in 2010 Release date: 11/18/09 Housing … [Read more...]

News Releases from Housing Predictor

News releases are posted from the newest to the oldest. The news releases posted here are for the use of news organizations, web site owners and bloggers, who want to keep their visitors up to date on the latest Housing Predictor news. They are provided here for you to copy and paste on to your online web sites and for the use of other off-line news organizations. Housing Deflation Slowing Release date: 10/20/09 Housing deflation is … [Read more...]