Articles by Eric Fox

This MSA is leading in real estate appreciation

Real estate values to continue rising
The latest VeroFORECAST report predicts a slight uptick in the national average of real estate appreciation, while this MSA remains in the lead for appreciation for the second quarter. Check out Veros VP of Statistical and Economic Modeling Eric Fox's breakdown of the data.
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Property values will rise modestly in this MSA

Third-largest MSA to see increase in appreciation
According to the most recent VeroFORECAST from Veros Real Estate Solutions, this sprawling MSA not only ranks behind New York and Los Angeles in terms of population, but also in its predicted real estate appreciation through March 2019. Read on to learn more about this MSA.
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The art of real estate appreciation

In this coastal MSA, rising property values go with its cultural scene
Many things contribute to the coastal California MSA of San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos. In addition to its near-monotonous temperate climate, growing economy, point-of-entry position, the huge Marine and Naval installations that are again benefiting from increased military spending, the area boasts a quality of life that continues to attract homebuyers and push home prices higher.
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Greater Austin should keep getting great property values into 2019

Appreciation for the Heart of Texas
[Expert Commentary] For some time, the Austin area has also been able to lay claim to an upward trending economy that currently includes projected real estate appreciation of 5.4% over the next year. With a current supply of homes that has been inching up, and now stands at 3.3 months, the rapidly growing metro area is certainly likely to keep the Lone Star state popular with lenders.
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Boise poised at the right angle for housing growth

Idaho's biggest MSA mixes population growth and low unemployment for strong projected appreciation
Treasure Valley, indeed! The data used for the VeroFORECAST shows the Boise-Nampa MSA has a very tight 1.7 months supply of homes, meaning that if no listings were added and demand continued at the current rate, everything currently for sale would be gone in about seven weeks. 
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The mixed property bag for Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk

Connecticut's largest MSA is rising in value as it drops slightly in population
The Bridgeport MSA is by no means a poor area. Per capita income is $52,344, about 25% higher than its state, which is $41,087 and 150% that of the average for the nation, which is $31,128. Its median household income of $90,123 is also about 25% higher than Connecticut's as a whole and roughly 1.5 times that for the U.S.
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This Florida metro is predicted to see a rising tide of appreciation

Which Gulf Coast metro is predicted to see measured appreciation this year?
This market has a modest supply of homes at 4.5 months and is expected to experience good appreciation over the course of the next year thanks to its healthy 10% population growth it has experienced over the last decade. Where is it? Click to find out.
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This market is about to see a housing downturn

Which city and surrounding MSA rank fifth lowest in VEROForecast?
With a projected -0.6% drop in home prices over the next year, Peoria and its surrounding MSA ranked the fifth lowest on Veros Real Estate Solutions VEROForecast for this year. Veros' Eric Fox explains that a recent move by manufacturer Caterpillar to relocate its headquarters from Peoria to Chicago may be the cause.
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Rolling the dice on Atlantic City

To quote Springsteen, "maybe everything that dies someday comes back."
The Atlantic City-Hammonton, New Jersey Metropolitan Statistical Area boasts a legendary boardwalk and coastline but is now as well known for its bankrupt casinos. And, rather than a growing population with an expanding economy, the region remains on a downward trend, with a projected -2.9% depreciation.
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Mile-high appreciation

Veros' Eric Fox takes a look at the high-performing area of Denver-Aurora-Broomfield
Whether it's ranking America's highest rates of real estate appreciation or just its highest real estate, Washington and Colorado are top of the heap. Those states, which coincidentally have eight of the 10 highest peaks in the continental U.S., have six of the 10 Metropolitan Statistical Areas topping the most recent VeroFORECAST projections from Veros Real Estate Solutions. This week, Veros' Eric Fox takes a look at the high-performing area of Denver-Aurora-Broomfield.
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