Archives for December 2015

2015 California Housing Market Predictions

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...]

2015 Nevada Housing Market Predictions

While much of the country has been enjoying a healthy housing market, most of the state of Nevada is merely hovering around stable. Being underwater on your mortgage (owing more than it’s worth) in most states does not mean that you will lose your home. In Nevada, however, most likely that is exactly what it means. Real estate firm RealtyTrac.com reports that over 50% of the properties for the 2015 housing market in Nevada that are facing … [Read more...]

2015 Oregon Housing Market Predictions

 The 2015 housing market has seen record highs in Oregon. The market was so strong that realtors’ main complaints were that they had difficulty in finding contractors to perform repairs on their listings, and there was a shortage in appraisers available to complete appraisal reports. Due to these difficulties many closing deadline extensions had to be negotiated in order to keep deals going forward. But with all of the problems that the real … [Read more...]