5 Reasons Why a Housing Market Crash Isn't Guaranteed. 

Real estate prices have never been higher, and there are no signs of them slowing down soon 

The National Association of Realtors predicts a 3% increase in property prices in the coming year.  There are several reasons why real estate investors don’t need to fear a housing market crash. 

Like any commodity, such as oil, house buyers bid up prices because of a lack of available products.

Stockpiles Have Dropped to Historic Low

Builders can no longer buy land and rapidly secure regulatory permissions to satisfy demand.

Builders Are Unable to Meet Demand

Mortgage rates have climbed somewhat since hitting all-time lows in January, but not by much.

Near-Historic Low Mortgage Rate

Lenders today have very stringent requirements for borrowers, and most people who acquire mortgages have good to excellent credit.

Stringent Lending Criteria

Existing residences account for most of the market, although the number of available units is also decreasing.

Fewer People Are Selling