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Local Opportunities, Local Problems

From a local market perspective, the 2012 ActiveRain real estate survey shows markets where real estate agents are significantly more optimistic and others in which real estate agents are concerned about 2012.  Based on our survey data, the ActiveRain real estate network has created a real estate confidence index and ranked the top real estate markets.
Below is a list of the TOP 10 and BOTTOM 10 real estate markets ranked by real estate agent confidence.

Description: US Market Confidence ActiveRain

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Real Estate Recovery or Not?

2012 Predictions By the Pro’s Infographic

Data, data everywhere, but what should you believe?  Are we on, in the middle, or at the tail of a deflating real estate bubble? There is A LOT of conflicting data emerging about the 2012 real estate market and 2012 real estate transactions.

So what should you believe?  Nearly all data on real estate transactions and real estate values is historical;  it does not forecast the future and may not reflect the situation in your local market.   Real estate is inherently local, so if the national real estate market is in decline or on the mend, what does that say about your local market?

The largest real estate social network ActiveRain Corp surveyed 1,835 real estate agents and real estate brokers in the US and Canada to understand if the real estate market and economy are poised for recovery in 2012, both nationwide and in local markets.