What’s up with Poughkeepsie?

June 21, 2008 at 6:17 pm Leave a comment


HousingPredictor.com ranks Austin as #7 in the Top 25 Appreciating US Markets in 2008: http://www.housingpredictor.com/top2008.html. The Top 25 with the highest forecast appreciation have the greatest probability of reaching their forecast of the more than 250 local housing markets Housing Predictor forecasts.

Poughkeepsie, NY leads the list with a forecasted 2008 appreciation of 5.1%. So that is the highest predicted appreciation in the US this year. Austin comes in ranked at #7 with a projected appreciation of 4.0%. Not bad. Poughkeepsie, by the way, is a small town on the Hudson River (population 32,000) attracting high-tech companies.

 Top 25 Appreciating Markets

 Rank      Real Estate Market     2008 Forecast                        

    1.        Poughkeepsie, NY    5.1%                            

    2.        Biloxi, MS                   4.9%                            

    3.        Salem, OR                 4.7%                            

    4.        Bismarck, ND            4.6%                            

    5.        Spokane, WA            4.4%                            

    6.        Yakima, WA              4.1%                            

    7.        Austin, TX                  4.0%                            

    8.        Grand Junction, CO 4.0%                            

    9.        Fargo, ND                 4.0%                            

   10.        Mobile, AL                 3.9%                            

   11.        Idaho Falls, ID           3.8%                            

   12         New York, NY            3.8%                            

   13.        Glen Falls,NY             3.8%                            

   14.        Salt Lake City, UT      3.8%                            

   15.        Grand Forks,ND        3.8%                            

   16.        Pascagoula, MS        3.8%                            

   17.        Hattiesburg, MS        3.7%                            

   18.        Albuquerque, NM     3.5%                            

   19.        Kellogg, ID                3.5%                            

   20.        Boise, ID                    3.5%                            

   21.        Provo, UT                  3.1%                            

   22.        Ogden, UT                 2.7%                            

   23.        Edmond, OK             2.6%                            

   24.        Oklahoma City, OK  2.5%                            

   25.        Amarillo, TX               2.4%

 

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