"When Will I Begin To See Appreciation If I Buy Now?
Appreciation varies by market, so it's important to look closely at local pricing trends. Nationally, thereare indications that values will begin to rise this year. NAR projects home prices to grow slightly(0.5 percent)in 2011. Marco Markets LLC, a financial technology company, recently asked more than 100 housing industry experts to project housing prices through 2015. The results-released in the company's 2010 Home Price Expectation Survey-show that experts think prices will start increasing in the second half of 2011, reaching a cumulative appreciation of more than 10 percent between now and 2015.