VeroFORECAST Shows Significant Improvement in Home Price Index; Acceleration of Gradual Recovery for Real Estate Prices

Santa Ana, CA (PRWEB) March 26, 2012

Veros Real Estate Solutions(Veros), an industry leader in enterprise risk management, collateral valuation services and predictive analytics, has announced its VeroFORECAST real estate market forecast for the 12-month period from March 1, 2012 to March 1, 2013. The quarterly report shows that the recovery in the housing market is forecast to accelerate. The national home price index (HPI) forecast improved significantly from last quarters 1.3 percent depreciation to this quarters slight depreciation of 0.85 percent.

VeroFORECAST shows fewer significant drags across an increasing number of markets, many of which are beginning to emerge with initial signs of appreciation for the first time since the markets decline. On a national level the gradual recovery in house prices is finally forecast to start accelerating, although the forecast projects the recovery to be market-by-market with not all areas expected to do well. Unemployment and housing supply remain key discriminators between the top and bottom 10 markets.

Phoenix is predicted by VeroFORECAST to be the top performing market with a forecasted five percent appreciation. Its revival is based on the drastically reduced housing supply, great affordability and low interest rates. Also creating demand is Phoenixs 7.9 percent unemployment rate, which is less than the national rate of 8.3 percent.

For the third consecutive quarter, Bakersfield, Calif. stands at the bottom of the housing market with depreciation of 6.3 percent, which is a slight improvement from 6.8 percent in the previous quarter. Unemployment is at 14.3 percent and although housing inventory is coming down, the market is still experiencing a high rate of foreclosure and mortgage delinquency which continues to keep the pressure on pricing.

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VeroFORECAST Finds Ongoing Acceleration in Housing Recovery between Select Markets

Santa Ana, Calif. (PRWEB) July 02, 2012

Veros Actual Estate Options (Veros), an business leader in organization threat management, collateral valuation providers and predictive analytics, has announced its VeroFORECAST real estate market place forecast for the twelve-month time period ending June one, 2013. Launched quarterly, the report is demonstrating that the housing markets gradual recovery on a national degree is steadily building. The forecast for the following 12 months on a nationwide foundation is enhancing drastically from very last quarter’s .85-per cent forecast depreciation to the existing forecast depreciation of .26 percent. Hence, from a countrywide standpoint, the following twelve months are forecast to be flat.


Drags on the housing industry have drastically declined with some markets commencing to emerge for the initial time with noteworthy appreciation. This consists of some locations that have historically struggled by way of the recession and are now anticipated to increase from negative territory into the single digits.


General, the gradual restoration in the housing market place is forecast to carry on from the previous quarter. VeroFORECAST is showing that a lot of markets are anticipated to encounter symptoms of appreciation even in some of the formerly challenging hit markets. mentioned Eric Fox, vice president of statistical modeling, evaluation and investigation.


When once more, Phoenix is predicted to be the top doing industry with a forecasted six.four p.c appreciation. The continued development is dependent on the substantially diminished housing provide, which has plummeted by a lot more than 70 percent from its peak, as nicely as greater affordability and minimal fascination costs which are making desire. The lower supply and higher need of housing in the Phoenix area helped it to keep its prime place. In addition, the area is benefitting from a decrease unemployment charge at seven.4 p.c, which proceeds to fall, as in contrast to a national price of per cent. Phoenixs amount 1 ranking in the first quarter of 2012 shocked the sector as this metro had not formerly been in the selection of prime ten VeroFORECAST housing markets.


The Reno-Sparks region in Nevada has moved into the base place of the housing marketplace with a projected depreciation of 5 percent, down more from the four.7 per cent depreciation forecast in the prior quarter. Pressure on pricing comes from an unemployment charge of eleven.5 % and stubbornly higher housing stock in conjunction with substantial foreclosures and mortgage loan delinquency charges.


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