• Experts Are Eyeing a Recession in 2020-but It's Not Why You Think

    28 days ago - By RIS Media

    The economy is on a roaring run. Is a downturn imminent?
    Experts in housing are predicting a recession starting in 2020, according to Zillow's 2018 Q2 Home Price Expectations Survey ; however, they anticipate monetary policy-not the housing market-as primarily responsible for the swing.
    The Federal Reserve has been guiding fiscal policy since the Great Recession, gradually firming up interest rates-the Fed hiked rates recently, and there are fair odds the policymaker will do the same this summer, and once more after that this year. According to the experts surveyed, if the Fed moves too...
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  • Real Estate Experts Warn Home Prices Are About to Fall

    Real Estate Experts Warn Home Prices Are About to Fall

    28 days ago - By Fortune

    Housing prices have recovered nicely from the bubble that was such a key factor in the last recession, but the growth could be ending soon, and a fall is coming, warn real estate experts.
    Zillow and research firm Pulsenomics surveyed more than 100 real estate experts and economists about the state of the housing market. More than half say they expect monetary policy decisions to result in a recession by 2020 .
    The good news is they don't expect the market to implode like it did ten years ago, even as the real estate industry records some ludicrously high sales and areas like Seattle hit...
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