Re-blogged from http://pro.truliablog.com/grow-business/5-housing-trends-you-can-turn-into-cash-in-2013/
Growth, increase, jump – These and many other positive terms are being attached with the 2013 housing climate. And wh
le conversations about the good “vibes” in the market are great, the more meaningful chatter is about how to capitalize on this long awaited opportunity and turn the upward trends into real cash.
Taken straight from the headlines (and a few other sources), here are five trends you can ride all the way to the bank this year.
1. More Relocaters
Recent news from the Wall Street Journal showed that one of the major fallouts of the recovery has been a serious surge in relocating consumers around the country. While still at a low, for the fourth year in a row the number of citizens moving is up according to the most recent Census data.
How to cash in:
First, you need to figure out where your locality or region falls on the relocation spectrum. To do this, check out BusinessWeek’s recent release Where Everyone is Moving to and From in America.
Next, start positioning yourself as the local expert online. That includes not only targeted real estate ads, but also answering real estate questions that are asked in your area on Trulia Voices and other forums.
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