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2022 Real Estate Market Forecast

Q: What should we expect in housing in 2022?  Julie, Bayonne, NJ A: The Omicron covid-19 variant looms large over the economy overall in early 2022 and will likely extend the supply chain disruptions we’ve seen throughout the pandemic. Mortgage rates are likely to be volatile this year and if and when mortgage rates increase, it will in turn reduce housing affordability and likely increase rents.  Personal incomes are rising massively and will likely continue to increase—personal incomes more than anything else drives housing markets because personal incomes are what allows home buyers to qualify for and pay down mortgages.  Home sales are likely to increase in 2022 but at a slower pace than in 2020 or 2021 and home […]

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