The numbers west of the highway are good, too, though the median price really flattens out. On the 6-month scale, the median is nearly $1.9M. On the 12-month scale, it’s just over $1.7M. That’s a big swing, 10%. And here the story has its own wrinkle. The 2013 full-year median price is still lower than the 2010 median for homes west of Sepulveda.
If a slowdown puts a crimp in the housing recovery, some say that wouldn’t be bad, either. “The robust bounce off the bottom ex-perienced since late 2011 has been great, but the breakneck (price) appreciation we’ve seen in many areas is unsustainable,” says Stan Humphries, chief economist at Zillow. “If prices rise too fast, they
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· More than one-third of homes with a mortgage now have rates below 4 percent, real estate data provider corelogic estimates. Yet mortgage rates now average 4.2 percent.
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Home prices rise in 3Q, but Zillow forecasts sawtoothed recovery Although, prices were up 4% from $167,300 in the first quarter, the increase could also indicate that the mix of homes that are selling is changing, with more expensive homes entering the pool of total sales and very low-priced foreclosures accounting for a smaller share of sales.
Houston Real Estate Market Forecast 2018. Homes sales are picking up in Houston where homes prices hit an average $176,000 according to Zillow. Zillow further predicts a 5% rise, yet this estimate might not take into account rising oil prices and gasoline prices.. In the last 11 months, oil prices have risen almost $30 a barrel and that has the whole state of Texas looking good going forward.
In the meantime, the housing market is expected to see stronger price appreciation than forecast a year ago with home values rising 5.5 percent to a median of $220,800 in 2018, according to Zillow and Pulsenomics. Last year, forecasts called for a 3.7 percent gain. A separate Fannie Mae survey forecasts home prices will rise 3.9 percent over.
2015 Housing Market Forecast, isn’t quite so rosy as this bounce comes to an end. Positive numbers observed in 2012 and 2013 were simply "dead cat bounce".
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