Today, many real estate conversations center on housing prices and where they may be headed, and for good reason. That’s why we like the Home Price Expectation Survey.

Who Said What?

Every quarter, Pulsenomics surveys a nationwide panel of over one hundred economists, real estate experts, and investment & market strategists about where they believe prices are headed over the next five years. They then average the projections of all 100+ experts into a single number. The results of their latest survey:

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Home values will appreciate by 4.4% over the course of 2017, 3.4% in 2018, 2.8% in 2019, 2.7% in 2020, and 2.8% in 2021. That means the average annual appreciation will be 3.22% over the next 5 years.

 

 

 

 

The prediction for cumulative appreciation fell from 21.4% to 17.3% by 2021. The experts making up the most bearish quartile of the survey are projecting a cumulative appreciation of 6.3%.

Local Knowledge

Individual opinions make headlines. We believe this survey is a fairer depiction of future values.  A caveat:  It’s good to have a national view to understand the bigger picture, however home prices tend to be localized.   To understand more about your Morris or Sussex County home’s value, give Team Nest Builder a call!