Monthly Archives: December 2016

Housing Gains Highlight Economic Divide

Written on December 30, 2016 at 9:16 am

Coastal areas see home values surge while rural regions miss out on the boom.  The volatile housing market of the past 15 years is widening the divide between pricey urban and coastal areas and more affordable inland regions, creating large swaths of winners and losers based largely on geography.  Read more.  (Source: Wall St. Journal,  Read More Read More...

Here’s why economists can’t agree on 2017 housing predictions

Written on December 29, 2016 at 10:47 am

Housing will pick up to its fastest pace ever in 2017. No wait, it will see a slowdown due to affordability constraints. No, that’s not right, affordability is at its best point in years.  Are you having trouble keeping up with all the forecasts for 2017, or wondering which forecast is the most accurate? It’s  Read More Read More...