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No Better Time to Buy Than Now.

tech <p>No better time to buy than now: With home prices on a steady race, it is important to watch and understand the affordability trajectory.</p> <p>The Case-Shiller Home Price Indices was just released. As suspected, it confirms that U.S. home prices will continue to climb at a moderate pace. There is a strong consensus among several other home price indicators that prices nationwide are appreciating at a steady rate of around 5-6 percent annually. Amid a growing U.S. economy and low interest rates, another busy spring home buying season is almost upon us.</p> <p>This continuing price growth should be of encouragement to anyone planning to purchase a home. The spring housing market already appears to be off to a good start. The latest February existing-home sales from the National Association of Realtors indicated total sales grew 6.4 percent from a year ago.</p> <p><img alt="" class="featured featured featured" src="https://s3.amazonaws.com/files.usmre.com/6217/blog/real-estate-investing-261.jpg" style="width: 500px; height: 375px;"></p> <p>Empowered by an incredible access to housing credit-and not to mention the average mortgage rates remain at record lows (below 4 percent)- there is good reason to expect thing spring's first-time home buyers will be a significant market driver.</p> <p>For the dominant group of repeat buyers, rising affordability will grow your investment in value, and with more equity to be extracted when selling, it also means larger down payments.</p> <p>In 2016, home prices are expected to rise another 5-6 percent so, for those who wish to participate in the rising housing market in the coming months: there is now better time to buy than now.</p> <p> </p>