How do I think the local housing market will do in 2018?
Let me be lazy and dodge an attempt at prognostication by offering up a challenge: a Southern California do-it-yourself home-price outlook!
This column will walk you through what I think are 11 key local variables that could impact the two bottom-line factors to any market’s health: a house hunter’s psyche vs. an owner’s willingness to sell.
Remember, no two markets are alike, so your local-local focus may very well result in a different score than others. And that’s why real estate benchmarks, like pricing, move in different waves even in