CNNMoney says 2016 will be a good year to buy a home and, to prove its point, it published four reasons why this week.

Citing Zillow's Chief Economist Svenja Gudel, real estate values a projected to rise in 2016, but at 3.5%--a less rapid pace. CNNMoney also says there will be more homes on the market; interest rates should increase, which might make prospective home buyers more likely to pull the trigger early; and rent prices will continue to rise.

"You are likely to get the best rate you will possibly see, perhaps in your lifetimes through the majority of next year, but certainly, the earlier the better," said Jonathan Smoke, chief economist at on the looming interest rate hike.

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