The Home Price Expectation Survey polls a distinguished panel of over 100 economists, investment strategists, and housing market analysts. Their most recent report projects appreciation in home values over the next five years to be between 11.8% (most pessimistic) and 26.7% (most optimistic). The bottom in home prices has come and gone. Home values will continue to appreciate for years.
Freddie Mac’s Primary Mortgage Market Survey shows that interest rates for a 30-year mortgage have started to inch up, most experts predict that they will begin to rise even more over the next 12 months. The Mortgage Bankers Association, Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac & the National Association of Realtors are in unison projecting that rates will be up approximately three quarters of a percentage point over the next 12 months. An increase in rates will impact YOUR monthly mortgage payment.
San Antonio’s May’s average sales price was $246,772, a 10 percent increase from last May and a figure that has remained above $200,000 since February 2014. Meanwhile, the median sales price climbed above $200,000 for the first time with a price of $202,500.
Waiting no longer makes sense if you are considering to sell and or buy a new house.