Archives for February 2013

Housing Market Home Values, Mortgage Rates, Real Estate News

Independent Forecasts Housing Predictor provides independent housing market forecasts on home values and mortgage rates for more than 230 cities in all 50 U.S. states, plus real estate news and analysis. Subscribe to Our Feed Housing Predictor constantly publishes new articles, updates home prices and adds new features. Add the feed to your RSS reader to get the latest on what's going on. Research Methodology Forecasts are updated and … [Read more...]

Next Real Estate Boom Not Till 2020

A boom in the majority of the nation's real estate markets won't develop again until at least sometime after 2020, according to the consensus of opinion of Housing Predictor analysts. The credit crunch, which was started by a fuselage of new creative financing products, including aggressive adjustable rate subprime mortgages and specially designed loans for investors will have a lingering impact on the majority of housing markets in the … [Read more...]

Top Housing Market Winners in 2009

You might look at the list of the annual Top Housing Market Winners in 2009 and think twice about some of the winners. But then again it's been an extremely challenging year in real estate. Home sales in the Top 10 markets got a great improvement towards the latter half of the year with help from lower housing prices, extremely low mortgage rates and the federal government's first time buyers' tax credit. Sales volume data is compiled from the … [Read more...]

Get the Housing Predictor Widget

Consumers want good information more than ever today. Get real estate market forecasts and breaking real estate news for visitors to your website or blog by displaying the Housing Predictor widget. We provide more than 250 local housing market forecasts, real estate news and informative articles for consumers so people can make better decisions about real estate. In this spirit we invite webmasters to add one of our widgets to your … [Read more...]

Housing Predictor Poll Results 2009

Survey Says Congress Will Fail in Economic Crisis An overwhelming majority of Americans believe Congress and other government policymakers will fail in their efforts to get the U.S. economy straightened out and halt the foreclosure epidemic, according to a new Predictor Poll. The online survey was completed Sunday and it found that 81% of those polled do not feel that Congress will be able to get control of the foreclosure epidemic, which … [Read more...]

Saving Money with Vinyl Siding

Since it was first invented in the 1950s as a replacement for traditional wood siding, the quality of vinyl siding has dramatically improved over the years. Like many innovations, manufacturers have improved the product over time to become one of the best lower cost alternatives to other siding materials. If you're looking for a cost-effective, low-maintenance solution, it may be your wisest choice. Today's vinyl products are much more durable … [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...]

National Real Estate Recession Hits

Troubled by the mortgage melt down and falling home prices, the U.S. housing market has fallen into a national real estate recession, according to the latest analysis by Housing Predictor. The over-whelming majority of local real estate markets are either in housing recessions or battling to keep their economies strong enough to keep from declining. Housing Predictor forecasts more than 250 local housing markets and at least 221 are in the … [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...]