Steve Brown, the real estate editor at the Dallas Morning News, recently visited with several of the country’s leading real estate economists during a meeting of the minds at the National Association of Real Estate Editors. While discussing topics like home prices, commercial property values and apartment demand, Brown posed the question: When’s the next recession?

“Economic forecasters I talked with … didn’t agree when the next recession would come,” Brown wrote in his article. “But they lined up to say that housing and real estate were unlikely to be the villains in the next economic shakeout.”

Some think we’ll see an economic slow-down as early as next year, while others believe another recession is years down the road. Regardless, they all agreed that “other factors are more likely to disrupt the current economic expansions,” Brown writes.

Read the rest of his story to learn more.

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