Top 10 Real Estate Predictions for 2013

By  //  January 21, 2013

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BREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA – RE/MAX Co-Founder and Chairman, Dave Liniger’s Top 10 Predictions for 2013 are below – can you guess any of the items on his list? Does the recovery continue? Do interest rates rise? Will home prices fall? Find out what 2013 has in store.

Dave Liniger

RE/MAX was founded in 1973 by Liniger and his wife Gail, and are real estate industry visionaries who still lead the Denver-based global franchisor today. RE/MAX is recognized as a leading real estate franchisor with the most productive sales force in the industry and a global reach of more than 85 countries.

With a passion for the communities in which its agents live and work, RE/MAX is proud to have raised more than $120 million for Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals, Susan G. Komen for the Cure® and other charities. Nobody in the world sells more real estate than RE/MAX.

Dave Liniger’s Top 10 Predictions for 2013

1. More home buyers and sellers will enter the market
2. Home sales will be up 6-7% and prices will be up 3-4%
3. More homes on the market
4. Sales will increase for higher priced homes
5. Fewer distressed properties for sale
6. Less shadow inventory
7. More short sales
8. Mortgage rates will remain low, but could climb
9. Lending will still be tight
10. Affordability the best in years

Liniger believes that 2013 could be the best year we’ve had in a long time whether you are a seller, buyer, investor or Realtor.



Bobby Freeman, a life-time resident of Brevard County, has been a top Realtor in the area for two decades. In his first year as an agent, Freeman received a Rising Star award from his Brokers. Since then he has achieved numerous sales awards and has recently been presented with the prestigious RE/MAX Hall of Fame Award.

Freeman, Jennifer McCoy and Nikki McCoy Freeman are family partners for RE/MAX Elite’s McCoy-Freeman Group. Together they have more than 30 years of extensive experience in all aspects of the real estate industry and have sold over $150 million. Among McCoy-Freeman Group’s achievement are RE/MAX Hall of Fame, RE/MAX 100% Club, Certified Distressed Property Experts (CDPE), Accredited Buyer’s Representative (ABR) and voted Best Realtor in Brevard County. The group has been featured in many news publications including CNN Money Magazine,, WFTV 9 ABC News, Coastal Condo Living, & Hot Retirement Towns Magazine and

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