The Best Housing Markets For The Next 5 Years | LinkedIn. To everyone who bought a house in Carson City, Nevada- congratulations, you picked a winner. Your housingmarket is expected to appreciate at a rate of 11.9% annually between 2011 and 2016. To everyone else, don’t hide your money under a mattress for the next five years. Here are 15 cities, identified by Fiserv Case Shiller Indexes, where the housing market is growing, and could provide you with some nice returns. Nationally, houses are appreciating on an average of 3.7%, all of these cities have markets appreciating at over 8%. Note that these are mostly small cities. Regionally growth is concentrated heavily in the Pacific northwest and Central Florida.
Big lenders in the reverse mortgage business — Wells Fargo this month and Bank of America earlier this year — have pulled out of the market and won’t issue any new reverse mortgages. But MetLife and several smaller companies plan to stay in the market, so you won’t have issues finding a reverse mortgage if you want one. But should you take out a reverse mortgage? Only get one if you…. click here to read more