18.12.2012 - 2013's top 10 healthiest housing markets
Trulia‘s Chief Economist names Houston and San Francisco as the nation’s healthiest housing markets heading into 2013. Why? These two markets have solid fundamentals, without the extreme price swings of Las Vegas, Phoenix, or Detroit. Along with our take on what’s in and what’s out for housing in 2013, I’ve got my eye on 10 “healthy” housing markets with solid fundamentals. The healthy markets that made the list have strong job growth (Bureau of Labor Statistics), which bodes well for housing demand; low vacancy rates (U.S. Postal Service)–low enough to encourage new construction, but not so low that inventory and sales are restrained; and low foreclosure inventory (RealtyTrac), since foreclosures tend to hold back recovery............................................Full Article: Source
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