Real estate over the past five years has been challenging to say the least for home buyers, sellers, Realtors, developers and builders. The most reputable economists and news outlets are officially forecasting 2013 as a year of recovery.

ActiveRain, the largest real estate social network in the world, recently released survey results showcasing the silver lining shining brightly from coast-to-coast with glimmering hot spots dotting the American landscape. Take a look at their findings:

Real Estate Is Back Infographic

Real Estate Is Back – 2013 ActiveRain Survey


Jennifer Arndt