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Housing Predictor

Mike Colpitts is the editor of, which forecasts more than 250 local housing markets in all 50 states and provides real estate news and analysis.


Housing Predictor
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Destin, FL 32541
Phone: 850 622-1016

Housing Predictor Announced Annual Forecasts

Destin, FL - December 16, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Housing Predictor is releasing its annual housing market forecasts for 2012. The online real estate research firm issues forecasts for more than 230 local U.S. markets in all 50 states, and keeps readers up to date on real estate news and analysis throughout the entire year.

Majority Say Banks Should Slash Mortgages

Destin, FL - November 22, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- A large majority of those surveyed say banks and mortgage lenders should be forced to slash the mortgage principal owed by homeowners who are in danger of foreclosure, according to a new Housing Predictor opinion poll.

Huge Majority Want Banks to Take Hit

Destin, FL - November 8, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- An over-whelming majority of those surveyed want banks to be forced to modify mortgages to aid the ailing U.S. economy and help homeowners at risk of foreclosure. That’s the finding of a just released poll which asked respondents whether banks should take the hit for errors they made handing out loans to anyone who could sign their name on the bottom line.

Division On Occupy Wall Street Protests

Destin, FL - October 18, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- A new opinion poll shows that Americans are unsure whether demonstrations outside of Wall Street will lead to social change. That was the finding of a survey conducted over the past two weeks, during which time the protests elevated to include more than 1,500 cities in the U.S. by the website that forecasted the economic crisis.

15 Million Home Foreclosures Forecast

Destin, FL - October 11, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Home foreclosures have destabilized the U.S. economy and sent home prices in the majority of the country much lower. The foreclosure crisis has had a massive impact on the livelihoods of millions of Americans, and is forecast to impact millions of additional homeowners in coming years.

Survey Shows U.S. Expects Riots

Destin, FL - October 3, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Not only are Americans aware of what’s going on with the U.S. economy and the housing market downturn, but a new Housing Predictor survey shows that nearly 2 out of 3 surveyed expect riots to break-out across the nation as a result of the troubles.

Poll Shows Home Prices Won’t Improve

Destin, FL - September 20, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- A new opinion poll shows that Americans feel home prices won’t improve in the next five years enough to pull millions of underwater homeowners out from being upside down on their mortgages.

Home Prices Will Not Hit Old Highs Again

Destin, FL - September 14, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Home prices won’t hit the stratospheric highs they did during the real estate boom again, according to a just released opinion poll. There’s too much going against them, including financial reform with Dodd-Frank in Congress, new banking guidelines and red-tape to allow that to happen, respondents to the survey figured.

Economic Volatility Drags Real Estate

Destin, FL - September 7, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Volatility in the stock market has diminished confidence in the U.S. housing market from recovering any time soon for the large majority of Americans, according to a new Housing Predictor survey.

S&P Downgrade Shakes Confidence in Real Estate

Destin, FL - August 23, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Standard and Poor's U.S. credit downgrade seriously shakes the confidence that a recovery in the U.S. real estate market will develop, according to a new Housing Predictor poll

Survey Shows Americans Feeling Poorer

Destin, FL - August 8, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- The ailing “Wealth Effect” is hurting the U.S. Falling home values have stopped homeowners from taking a family vacation this summer, completing a home improvement project or making a big purchase depressing the overwhelming majority of Americans, according to a new Housing Predictor opinion poll.

Best Housing Markets Change

Destin, FL - August 1, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- A shake up has developed in the best real estate markets forecast for the year by Housing Predictor as cities that appeared to be developing stronger markets decline, and others move into full-fledged housing recoveries. Many cities in the U.S. are sustaining the blow of a generation in terms of home prices, but there are markets that are strengthening.

Majority Would Squat in Vacant Home

WASHINGTON, D.C. - July 19, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- The majority of those surveyed would squat in a vacant home if things got so bad economically they were forced to do so, according to a new Housing Predictor opinion poll

Stick it To The Banks, Survey Says

Destin, FL - June 1, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Americans want more from the U.S. Congress, according to a new independent survey and Congress needs to start by forcing banks to modify home mortgages for those at risk of foreclosure.

Homeowners Want Federal Tax Credit Left Alone

Destin, FL - May 6, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- A majority of homeowners surveyed say they want Congress to leave the federal tax credit for homeowners alone, and institute other tax advantages to re-stimulate the U.S. housing market, according to a Housing Predictor opinion poll.

Business Real Estate Press Releases

Boot Barn Jackson TN

The Boulder Group Arranges Sale of Net Lease Boot Barn

The Boulder Group, a net leased investment brokerage firm, has completed the sale of a single tenant net leased Boot Barn property located at 1775 Vann Drive in Jackson, Tennessee for $2,000,000.

Recent Gov & Nonprofit Real Estate Press Releases

Minneapolis Mill City Museum

Why Minneapolis is a Great Place to Buy a Home

Whether you are looking for a place to buy your first home or you think it’s a good time to invest in real estate for monetary gain, choosing the right location is critical. Not all towns and cities are equal. In some, the crime rates are horrific. In others, employment opportunities are lacking.