Tuesday, November 08, 2011

Builder Mag: The 8 Healthiest U.S. Housing Markets

REALTOR MAG --"Builder Magazine teamed with Hanley Wood Market Intelligence to compile its annual list of the healthiest housing markets in the country, factoring in housing projections from Moody’s Economy.com. The list was based on projected price appreciation, population growth, income growth, and improving employment picture.

Many of the housing markets projected to have the biggest gains into 2012 tend to be the home to major universities, strong private sector employment, or have nearby military bases, according to a list of the healthiest housing markets by Builder Magazine. 

Click here to see the eight cities that topped Builder’s list, including projected housing permits in 2011 and 2012."

6 Comments:

At 11/08/2011 5:06 PM, Blogger Benjamin said...

Housing near universities and military bases is hot...ooof, that is not exactly good news.

Frizzy-haired academics and warmongers are still sucking tax dollars out of hard-working Americans.

 
At 11/08/2011 6:29 PM, Blogger juandos said...

Interestingly enough the same edition of said realty magazine had a couple of other nuggets also...

Foreclosures on Rise Again, More Trouble for Home Values?

Foreclosure starts are reversing course and are back on the rise, which is expected to continue to put downward pressure on home prices, a new report released Monday from Fitch Ratings says. With a jump in the inventory of distressed homes, Fitch predicts home prices to dive another 10 percent nationally before stabilizing...

Number of ‘Underwater’ Home Owners Grows

Borrowers with negative equity on their homes increased to 28.6 percent -- that’s up from 26.8 percent in the second quarter and 23.2 percent a year prior...

 
At 11/08/2011 7:50 PM, Blogger rjs said...

for a little balance:
The 20 Cheapest Zip Codes In America -
Today we're taking a look at the zip codes in the U.S. where home prices are the cheapest, using current median home price data compiled by real estate data firm Altos Research. A staggering number are located in Michigan, within the borders of Detroit, where tons of housing stock sits abandoned. The median home price in the 15 cheapest zip codes is less than $15,000. And in the cheapest zip code in America, you can buy a house for less than the price of a fancy ashtray.

http://www.businessinsider.com/cheapest-zip-codes-america-home-prices-2011-10?op=1

 
At 11/09/2011 7:48 AM, Blogger VangelV said...

This is a lot like writing about the eight healthiest horses at the glue factory.

 
At 11/09/2011 8:07 AM, OpenID moneyjihad said...

Benjamin... frizzy-haired?? Guess my old professors used straightening chemicals.

 
At 11/09/2011 12:14 PM, Blogger Eric H said...

Where's North Dakota?

Statistically insignificant?

 

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