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...]

2013 Florida Housing Market

Along with Arizona, Nevada, and California, Florida took a beating when the housing bubble burst nearly six years ago. Florida’s home prices dropped more than 48 percent from the first quarter of 2007 to the first quarter of 2013. Experts chalk up the devastation to overbuilding combined with high unemployment. According to RealtyTrac, Florida ranks third among all states in foreclosures. Still, the state is beginning to recover, with … [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...]

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...]

U.S. Real Estate Market Rebound

Recovery Forecast Not Until 2011 The U.S. real estate market will take at least three years to recover from its massive slump and it won’t fully rebound from the mortgage mess until at least some time in 2011, Housing Predictor forecasts. Housing Predictor analysts forecast the overall U.S. economy will suffer from a recession as a result of the crisis, which they expect to become evident in the nation’s overall economy by the third or … [Read more...]

Better Market Forecast in Housing

Housing markets will experience increasing sales in 2010 aided by the government's extension and expansion of the first time home buyers federal tax credit, and more government-backed lending assistance, according to the new Housing Predictor national forecast for 2010. Markets will improve in most of the U.S. with average housing deflation forecast at 8.7% nationally. The figure represents the lowest amount of deflation on an annual basis in … [Read more...]

Ways to Invest without Lots of Cash

By Cathy Salustri With houses, condos and apartment buildings selling for a fraction of what they did a few years back, now just might be the time to invest. But how can a potential investor take advantage of the current real estate market without plunking down a lot of cash? While buyers won't find a bank to finance 100% on any property, purchases can still be made with relatively little cash down. Here are the 4 main ways to accomplish … [Read more...]