The beginning of a new year - and everyone has their thoughts, opinions and wise-cracks about the real estate market.  I've boiled down a few articles that I think have some merit and interesting points of view!

 

1) Five real estate trends to watch in 2015 - (MarketWatch, 12/29/14)
While the U.S. housing market and home lending levels in 2014 continued an uneven recovery from the Great Recession of 2008-2009, the coming year could see many of those gaps finally filled in as economic and job growth in the U.S. accelerates and consumers benefit from low inflation thanks to plunging gasoline and energy prices. Read More


2) What to Expect From the Housing Market in 2015 - (Time, 12/29/14)
Consumers think 2015 will be a better year than 2014, especially for selling a home. But the recovery faces an uphill climb. Read More


3) Wells Fargo’s 7 housing predictions for 2015 - (HousingWire, 12/29/14)
As the calendar ticks toward the end of 2014, it’s time to look ahead to what next year will hold for housing. Will the next 12 months see any legitimate movement on housing reform legislation? Read More


4) CoreLogic: 5 drivers of housing in 2015 - (HousingWire, 12/29/14)
It’s been five years since the financial crisis, and the housing economy continues to steadily improve, paving the way for an even better 2015, CoreLogic’s 2015 Housing Outlook said. Read More

 

Of course, all of this information is just that, information.  If you would like to further the discussion to see how the Summit County market can best work for you and your lifestyle, please give us a shout!  We knows the in's and out's of this market - all the likely spots as well as some hidden local gems!