Those who buy when houses are undervalued come out far ahead of those who buy at the peak of the housing cycle. When I developed the OC Housing News Report, one of the biggest challenges was to develop a rating system that would time the housing market to maximum advantage. As we’ve all seen over the last several years of constant government manipulation, its very hard to pick the exact bottom. Despite these challenges, there are certain key indicators one can look for to evaluate market timing. I discuss these at length on the market report sign up page. In short, the best market conditions are when prices and rents are rising slowly and prices are undervalued by historic norms.…[READ MORE]