Case-Shiller 20-city home price index, per Forbes

Sellers and homeowners can look forward to a steady housing market, with good influences such as employment, interest rates, and low inventory steering the market.

Forbes contributor, economist and investment analyst Sara Zervos asserts that the factors that positively influence real estate, such as employment, interest rates, and low inventory, are likely to trump the detractors looking ahead into 2016. Zervos focuses primarily on price trends, but also looks at sales volume for both resales and existing homes. She writes that higher price trends are likely to have a positive effect on supply:

More sellers are likely to emerge in the coming months to take advantage of these higher home prices.

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