Top 15 best housing markets in the nation.
The latest data from Fiserv Case Shiller shows that national home prices are expected to grow at an annualized rate of 3.2% between 2011 and Q2 2016. Good news for Oregon
#2 Medford, Oregon
Annualized growth from 2011 – 2016: +11.7%
Medford’s home prices have fallen 39.3% since their peak in Q2 2006. The metro has a population of 202,306 and median family income of $55,900.
#12 Eugene, Oregon
Annualized growth from 2011 – 2016: +8.8% The median home price in Eugene is $188,000 and prices are 21.6% off their Q2 2007 peak. The city does have an unemployment rate of 9.6% and a median household income of $53,700 below the national median.
#1 Bend, Oregon
Annualized growth from 2011 – 2016: +11.9%
Home prices in Bend are 45.2% off their peak in Q1 2007, which could make it good time to invest. Bend’s median family income is close to the national average of $61,600, but unemployment is high at 12.6%.