Now that the first-time homebuyer tax credit is sticking around (and isn't even just for...

|By:, SA News Editor

Now that the first-time homebuyer tax credit is sticking around (and isn't even just for first-time buyers anymore), NAR economist Lawrence Yun expects home prices to rise 15% next year with "the fear factor" no longer at play. Unemployment won't deter people with jobs from making purchase decisions, he says.