With inventory presently below historically normal levels, current & future home prices have been the topic of many real estate conversations. The most recent Home Price Expectation Survey was just released; giving insight into where experts believe prices will be leading up to 2019.

Every quarter, Pulsenomics surveys a nationwide panel of over 100 economists, real estate experts and investment & market strategists about where prices are headed over the next five years. They then average the projections of all 100+ experts into a single number.

Here are some highlights from their latest survey:

Home values will appreciate by 4.4% in 2015.

The cumulative appreciation will be 19.3% by 2019.

That means the average annual appreciation will be 3.6% over the next 5 years.

Even the experts making up the most bearish quartile of the survey still are projecting a cumulative appreciation of 11.7% by 2019.

We all know that Individual opinions tend to make headlines. We believe this survey is a much fairer depiction of future values.

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