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The overall U.S. housing market has recovered. But that’s not true in every community.

Now that a decade has passed since the housing market collapsed and home prices have steadily risen on a national basis, Zillow’s researchers found that the housing market has regained all of the $9 trillion lost in home value during the recession. More than half of the largest housing markets have regained all of the value they lost, with the typical home worth $55,200 more than it was at the bottom of the housing bust. But before you applaud, it’s important to recognize that not every housing market has fully recovered.  Read More


What to Expect From the Housing Market in 2018

Homebuyers will still face headwinds, sellers remain in the sweet spot and renters may see more incentives and negotiating power.

Whether you're looking to buy or sell a home in 2018 – or find the perfect rental – it helps to know what you're up against. Experts say timing will be paramount for homebuyers in the coming months, while sellers will likely have an easier time making a successful deal. Meanwhile, renters may find more amenities and negotiating power.  Read More


U.S. ranked world’s 6th best housing market: 6 things to know

The U.S. housing market will remain among the world’s top performers in 2018, according to a new forecast by Fitch Ratings.

Here are six things you need to know about the upcoming year — predicted to see slowing appreciation with some noteworthy risks …

1. No bubble: U.S. home prices should rise by 4.6 percent this year, sixth-best among the 22 national markets studied by Fitch. That’s a slight drop from last year’s 5 percent gains nationwide in 2017, sixth-best in the world.  Read More