Destin, FL – December 20, 2011 – (RealEstateRama) — The best real estate markets for 2012 have been released by Housing Predictor, which forecasts the 25 best and 25 worst housing markets annually. The cities selected have the highest probability of reaching their forecasts.
The highest number of real estate markets in four years are forecast to experience inflation during 2012. Despite the tough economy, 14 states markets are projected to enjoy appreciation, indicating that stabilizing factors are finally projected to take place in much of the country’s housing markets during the year.
Housing Predictor is celebrating its fifth year forecasting more than 230 local markets in all 50 U.S. states.
However, there’s no shortage of markets that will experience housing deflation as the nation struggles to recover from the worst downturn in home prices since the Great Depression, with more homeowners, who have lost equity in their homes.
Consumers, bankers, mortgage companies, retail outlets and real estate firms consult Housing Predictor , which also regularly surveys visitors about issues, housing analysis and keeps visitors up to date on real estate news and mortgage rates.