What do experts foresee for the 2018 housing market?

With 2018 finally here, it's important for real estate professionals to get the lay of the land and understand how the market is evolving.

Where is the market headed in 2018?

The housing market has changed a lot in the past year alone, and now experts have even more predictions for what the year to come may hold.

Can agents help their clients find starter homes?

Many would-be buyers today want to buy low-priced "starter" homes, but often they are hard to come by and fiercely contested.

Prices keep rising, but affordability is still high

Many real estate professionals may be dealing with would-be buyers who are concerned about the impact of rising prices.

Changing rates shouldn't prevent shoppers from getting into the market

Many would-be buyers may be concerned about the impact rising prices are having on affordability, but rates are falling again, and should continue to do so for some time to come.

Strong housing market expected to continue for some time

The housing market has been strong for some time now, as would-be buyers across the country have expressed significant interest in buying even as affordability declines.

What should agents know when working with millennials?

Real estate professionals have likely seen the new trend in the market firsthand: Young adults now make up a large and quickly growing portion of buyers.

Are smaller cities becoming hotter markets?

Many real estate professionals have seen the trends in major cities like Boston, New York, San Francisco, and Los Angeles in the past few years.Ā 

Fall can be a great season for agents to connect with buyers

School is back in session nationwide, and that occasion is typically seen as the unofficial start of autumn.

What millennial homebuyers could look like in 2016

Millennials are unique homebuyers as a generational cohort that has come to age in a world where accessible information is ubiquitous and the housing market crash is a not-too-distant memory. Their homebuying preferences and fiscal habits are uniquely sha