Archives for March 2013

Worst Housing Markets 2012

Little by little even the worst U.S. housing markets forecast for the year are getting better. The hardest hit 25 cities projected by Housing Predictor in 2012 have had some major changes, including the elimination of Las Vegas, Nevada as Sin City makes its way back from the worst real estate crash in the nation’s history. Home sales have been soaring in Las Vegas for six months and home prices are on their way up in many areas, despite a … [Read more...]

Mortgage Rates

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Mortgage Rates Dip on Lower Treasuries

By Mike Colpitts Lower rates paid to investors for U.S. Treasury bonds drove mortgage rates and home loan applications lower for the week, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association. The rate on a fixed 30-year mortgage fell to as low as 3.69% among Housing Predictor affiliated lenders. Rates on the 15-year fixed rate loan also took an appreciable drop from last week. Average national mortgage rates are expected to be lower released … [Read more...]

Metropolitan Real Estate Forecasts

The top 25 largest metropolitan real estate market forecasts in the U.S are listed from the largest cities based on population density and the number of homes to the smallest. The forecasts that compile this list are taken from the 230 cities annually forecast by Housing Predictor analysts after collecting data on more than 20 factors, including recent home prices, local political influences, mortgage interest rates, home sale velocity, … [Read more...]