National housing market slows as Texas heats up

 · Tags: real estate, housing market, home prices, new home sales, existing home sales, pending home sales, housing, renting Devon Thorsby is the Real Estate editor at U.S. News & World Report, where she writes consumer-focused articles about the homebuying and selling process, home improvement, tenant rights and the state of the housing market.

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It often takes time for the housing market to catch up to built-up demand, but it is starting catch up. In 2017, apartment construction reached its highest level in the past 20 years. Many of these new apartments will be available in 2018, creating a greater supply for.

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With most housing markets at low risk for a downturn, the 2018 Housing and Mortgage Market Review estimates home prices will continue to rise for the next couple of years, with annual increases of 2-6%.

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 · Home values in all of Texas’ metro areas are higher than their peaks during the U.S. housing bubble, with the Austin metro area’s median home value up 55.6% and the Dallas-Fort Worth metro area’s median home value up 60.4%.

But the market braced for a slow down this year as the local economy fell off its pedestal. Only 63,000 new jobs will be created in Houston this year, according to the Greater Houston Partnership .

5 Signs The Real Estate Market Is Slowing Down Is the multifamily market heating up or cooling down? The answer is yes. It just depends on where you look, according to Greg Willett, Chief Economist at RealPage, Inc., and Jay Parsons, RealPage.