Discover the Best Real Estate Markets for Investing in 2017

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After some considerable ups and downs (especially in the aftermath of the 2008 economic fall), the markets around the country are recovered and growing. This previous list of the best real estate markets (which we shared with you some time ago) highlighted the best housing markets through 2016. Readers could then get a better sense of what… Continue reading Discover the Best Real Estate Markets for Investing in 2017

2016 Washington Housing Market Predictions

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Like the rest of the country the Washington housing market is healthy and thriving, and last years positive numbers look like they’re going to spill over into the 2016 housing market. But like much of the west coast housing supply is having a hard time keeping up with demand. “We’re in for another crazy spring… Continue reading 2016 Washington Housing Market Predictions

2016 Oregon Real Estate and Housing Market Predictions

Source: Zillow This beautiful home is currently for sale in the Portland real estate market

Home prices for Oregon real estate have increased significantly in the past year, and the 2016 housing market looks to continue that trend. Homes are spending fewer and fewer days on the market. Why? Nestled between Washington and California, Oregon proceeds to grow as Californians are forced to leave because they can no longer afford… Continue reading 2016 Oregon Real Estate and Housing Market Predictions

2016 California Housing Market Predictions

Source: Zillow Don't let the high prices of California's real estate market scare you off!

The California Housing Market had a pretty solid year in 2015. Compared to 2014 prices were up nearly 7% and sales were up 8.1%. Unfortunately, the 2016 housing market looks to limp forward in comparison. Economists forecast that price increases will slow down, which is good seeing that home costs in the state have made… Continue reading 2016 California Housing Market Predictions

2015 California Housing Market Predictions

Source: Flickr Considering a move to the San Francisco CA real estate market?

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… Continue reading 2015 California Housing Market Predictions

2015 Nevada Housing Market Predictions

Source: Flickr Should you invest in the Las Vegas NV real estate market?

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… Continue reading 2015 Nevada Housing Market Predictions

2015 Oregon Housing Market Predictions

Source: Salem, Oregon by eddiecoyote

 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… Continue reading 2015 Oregon Housing Market Predictions

2015 Washington Housing Market Predictions

Source: Flickr and Seattle Municipal Archives Check out these drop dead gorgeous views in only in the Seattle WA real estate market!

Washington State has seen positive gains in the 2015 Housing Market. Home sale prices, number of sales, and new building permits were all higher than 2014. The second quarter of this year saw a 9.5% increase in statewide median sale prices for single-family homes compared to the same time last year. This is still lower… Continue reading 2015 Washington Housing Market Predictions

2015 Wyoming Real Estate and Housing Market Predictions

Source: Flickr Check out these endearingly rustic scenes of the Jackson WY real estate market!

Like much of the Midwest, the slowing oil prices recently have investors cautiously eyeing the Wyoming housing market. But with the price dipping below $50 a barrel, oil-rich communities have yet to see much of a slowdown. One reason is that oil industry workers tend to reside in hotels, rental units, and RV’s. So as… Continue reading 2015 Wyoming Real Estate and Housing Market Predictions

2015 Idaho Housing Market Predictions

skyline over the Boise ID real estate market

The northern state of Idaho may be known in popular culture first and foremost for its beautiful network or dams and locks and for its famous waterfalls, but its economic profile is what makes it truly unique and interesting from a real estate point of view. The 14th largest state in the country and the… Continue reading 2015 Idaho Housing Market Predictions