2022 Housing Market Forcast: Another Boom Year

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2022 Housing Market Forcast: Another Boom Year

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Tesla Inc. plans to recall some 475,000 cars in the U.S. because of technical defects that may increase the risk of accidents. This is nearly equivalent to its global deliveries last year. The company plans to recall all Model 3 vehicles made between 2017 and 2020. The cable harness for the rear-view camera may be damaged by opening and closing the trunk. Tesla is also recalling as many as 119,009 Model S cars assembled from 2014 because of a faulty front-trunk latch that could cause the hood to open unexpectedly.


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Pay raises aren’t keeping up with rise in home prices, rates
Homebuyers used to be able to count on falling mortgage rates and rising wages to offset red-hot home prices. That’s no longer the case.

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Pay raises aren't keeping up with rising home prices and mortgage rates. Mortgage rates are climbing from their historic lows even as home prices continue their bullish trend, placing additional pressure on household budgets, according to the latest report from Attom Data Solutions. The primary ownership costs for the typical home rose to 25.2 percent of the average household income in the last three months of the year, up from 24.4 percent the previous quarter, Attom said.


2022 Housing Market Forecast: Another Boom Year
To come up with a proper 2022 housing market forecast, it’s important to first forecast where the 10-year bond yield is heading. The 10-year bond yield is the most important indicator for mortgage rates, not the Fed Funds rate. And mortgage rates, along with new household formation, job and income g…

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The U.S. housing market will show another positive year in 2022, says The Financial Samurai. By the end of 2022, the median-priced home in the U.S. will likely be somewhere around $390,000 – $440,000. This price range is still relatively affordable compared to an estimated 2022 median household income of roughly $73,000. The reasons for another strong housing market in 2022 include low and negative real mortgage rates and a permanently higher demand curve for real estate investments from both retail and institutional investors.


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A competitive housing market has fueled a surge in rental applications by the generation, especially in smaller cities.

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More millennials are renting because they have to. A recent study by RentCafe found that high-earning millennials (with an annual income of more than $50,000) submitted 39 percent of all rental apartment applications in 2021, their largest share in five years. The RentCafe study found that higher-earning millennial renters favored smaller cities (with populations under 300,000), which are often targets for first-time buyers.


Year-End Mortgage Rates at 3.11%
Rates stayed low for the final week of 2021, but housing analysts largely predict borrowing costs will be heading up in the coming weeks.

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Year-end mortgage rates are at 3.11%. Mortgage rates stay low for the final week of 2021, but housing analysts largely predict rates will be heading up in the coming weeks. This is because incoming economic data suggests that the economy remains on firm ground, particularly in cyclical industries like manufacturing and housing. Moreover, low-interest rates and high asset valuations continue to drive consumer spending. While we do expect rates to rise, the push of the first-time homebuyer demographic that’s been propelling the purchase market will continue in 2022 and beyond.


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Bitcoin is currently correlated with all the other markets, says Jim Bianco of Bianco Research. It's like a 5x S&P ETF. He can look at the other markets and basically predict how the crypto market will move. Ideally, when we're building a new financial system, we would want them to have zero correlation to the traditional markets. As we get institutional adoptions, the more crypto gets correlated with other markets.


‎Real Vision Daily Briefing: Finance & Investing: Bitcoin Hits an Air Pocket--Here’s Why There’s Turbulence on Apple Podcasts
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The bull run for Ethereum is coming in the first quarter of 2022, says Jim Bianco of Bianco Research. 2021 was a year of incredible innovation and adoption. 365 days ago, nobody was talking about NFTs and now it's the next big thing. We were still basking in the glory of DeFi summer 2020 but we are already in DeFi 2.0. Layer 1 chains like Solana are now dominant players in the crypto market. He expects to see the same in 2022. He thinks the big event coming in the first quarter of the year is when Ethereum becomes proof of stake. Once they get that done, that will be the bull event in 2022.


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