2013 Montana Housing Market

Big Sky Country is experiencing slow and steady real estate market growth. Through 2013, “the volume of single-family homes being sold should be up 10 percent to 15 percent in the eighth largest realtor associations in Montana: Billings, Bitterroot, Gallatin, Great Falls, Helena, Missoula, and the Northwest,” said John E.C. Lagerquist, a sales associate at… Continue reading 2013 Montana Housing Market

2013 Iowa Housing Market

The big real estate news in Iowa in 2013 is largely commercial- and farm-related. Forbes Magazine recently named Des Moines one of a handful of emerging downtowns, thanks to the city’s efforts to revitalize its commercial core. The distinction is focusing national attention on the city’s Principal Riverwalk, public art, and attempts to increase housing.… Continue reading 2013 Iowa Housing Market

2013 Illinois Housing Market

According to economist Geoffrey J.D. Hewings, director of the Regional Economics Applications Laboratory and professor of Geography, Economics and Urban and Regional Planning for the University of Illinois, the state should experience home sale price recovery through 2013. In 2012, Illinois Realtor magazine interviewed Hewings regarding the future of Illinois real estate. The magazine asked… Continue reading 2013 Illinois Housing Market

2013 South Carolina Housing Market

South Carolina’s economy continues to limp along following the Great Recession, but pent-up demand from those seeking property is fueling a gradual real estate market recovery. The real estate markets in Columbia and South Carolina in general have improved consistently over the last 18 months. Sales are up, construction is up, and inventory is down.… Continue reading 2013 South Carolina Housing Market

2013 Massachusetts Housing Market

Massachusetts real estate professionals are rejoicing at evidence that the state’s real estate market is surging ahead. “All signs indicate that we are very likely skimming the bottom of the real estate bust, and things are just beginning to look up,” wrote Judy Reynolds, Sterling Massachusetts Realtor, in a November 2012 post on the Massachusetts… Continue reading 2013 Massachusetts Housing Market

2013 Kansas Housing Market

The real estate market is slightly improving in Kansas, and experts predict it will continue on that course through 2013. In February, Kansas realty firm J.P. Weigand & Sons offered a 2013 forecast, presenting findings at a conference in Wichita, Kan. According to coverage in the Wichita Eagle (“Real estate forecast in Wichita area: Market… Continue reading 2013 Kansas Housing Market

2013 Indiana Housing Market

Last year was disappointing for Indiana’s real estate professionals and investors, but 2013 should offer a turnaround, said Kyle J. Anderson, Indiana University Kelley School of Business clinical assistant professor of business economics. “The Indianapolis-Carmel metropolitan area should expect to see a rebound in 2013 along with the rest of the country and state.” Still,… Continue reading 2013 Indiana Housing Market