Wednesday, February 20, 2013 / by Rummy Dhanoa
Some believe that our coverage of the housing market at times is too optimistic. Today, we want to report on Freddie Mac’s projections for the real estate market in 2013 as per their latest U.S. Economic and Housing Market Outlook.
Frank Nothaft, Freddie Mac vice president and chief economist, explains:
“Across the nation, most local housing markets have room for sustainable growth, particularly in home construction and sales. As the broader economy heals, expect to see more good news with house prices continuing their recent upward trend, and home sales and housing starts continuing to post strong growth rates.”
The report also offered projections on sales and prices.
Housing Starts and Sales
It seems Freddie Mac is also optimistic about the future of real estate in the U.S.