Archives for October 2015

2015 Colorado Housing Market Predictions

There is no hotter real estate right now in the county than the Colorado housing market. At the beginning of the year Colorado home prices rose 9.8% between February 2014 and February 2015. And the market keeps moving up. In June the state reported record sales with the average residential property being sold for $377,550. But summer is the prime time for real estate sales and as such the market has cooled since then. … [Read more...]

2015 Montana Housing Market Predictions

In a state without a particularly strong economy, how does the Montana housing market perform in 2015 considering the pressures of our post-recession economy? We will examine the particularities of the Montana real estate, as well as try to sketch some housing market predictions for the area based on how the current data looks like and the opinions weighed in by the locally relevant 2015 housing market experts. For now, let’s take a general look … [Read more...]

2015 Utah Housing Market Predictions

Across the country, signs abound almost everywhere that the housing market crisis may officially be over. Big homebuilders are reporting solid earnings. Retail giants Home Depot and Lowe’s are seeing all-time high profits for renovations. Likewise, business is booming for paint maker Sherwin-Williams, mattress company Tempur Sealy, and appliance king Whirlpool. How long can this last? The last time we saw numbers like this was back in 2007, and … [Read more...]

2015 New Mexico Housing Market Predictions

In 2014 the New Mexico housing market saw a 3.6% increase in the number of homes sold compared to the year before. The 2015 housing market appears to be continuing the trend and the state could be looking at a record year. The Realtors Association of New Mexico (RANM) reports that there have been 8,806 home sales through June of this year. What are some of the reasons for buyer optimism? “Higher rents, a stronger job market, and gradually rising … [Read more...]

2015 Kansas Real Estate and Housing Market Predictions

The 2014 Kansas report indicated that the Kansas real estate field was on an upwards trend of continued strength and growth. Did this trend continue for the state’s 2015 housing market? We will give you an overview of the field and its influencing factors below, as well as highlight the best places to live in Kansas from a real estate point of view, based on the current housing market predictions for the area. But first, let’s take a look at how … [Read more...]

2015 Nebraska Real Estate and Housing Market Predictions

While the economy in Nebraska isn’t precisely among the top state economies in the country, it is stable enough to make the housing market predictions for the state appear quite favorable. Ranking as the 25th in the nation, the economy here relies heavily on agriculture (both historically and currently), which doesn’t lead to a spectacularly large gross product and earnings. However, this economy manages to bring about a certain level of … [Read more...]

2015 South Dakota Real Estate and Housing Market Predictions

We are all aware of the current crisis hitting North Dakota in regards to the drop in oil and agriculture prices, two key industries in the state. So how does this affect the 2015 Housing Market in South Dakota real estate? The answer is very little. South Dakota has its own agriculture issues, but the state also heavily depends on the service industry (retail, finance, health care) as well as tourism (Black Hills, Deadwood, Mount Rushmore). So … [Read more...]