02.01.2013 - 10 healthiest U.S. housing markets for 2013
Cities with strong job growth, low vacancy rates, and low foreclosure inventory made Trulia’s list of the 10 healthiest housing markets for 2013. According to Jed Kolko, chief economist in charge of Trulia’s housing research, solid fundamentals—without extreme price swings—are what made these markets strong. Trulia reports that “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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