Local Market Monitor Founder Honored for Outstanding Performance and Outstanding Consistency

Cary, N.C. March 25, 2019 – Local Market Monitor, the premier provider of national real estate economic analysis and forecasting tools, announced today that founder and president Ingo Winzer was named a 2018 Crystal Ball Award winner in the Zillow Home Price Expectations Survey. The prestigious awards recognize the most accurate forecasters among more than 100 distinguished economists, investment strategists, and housing market analysts.

This year, Winzer earned a first-place ranking for outstanding performance and a top five ranking for outstanding consistency. He placed a total of six times in 11 categories. This is the second consecutive year Winzer has been recognized as a Crystal Ball Award winner.

Since 2010, Pulsenomics has recognized the most accurate and reliable forecasters of U.S. home values with their Crystal Ball Awards. More than 100 experts who participate on their Home Price Expectations Survey panel vie for the honor by predicting the future path of the Zillow Home Value Index over a variety of time horizons. With the U.S. housing market presently valued at about $30 trillion, roughly equivalent to the aggregate market capitalization of all publicly-listed U.S. corporate stocks, it is one of the most critical sectors of the U.S. economy.

“I am humbled to once again be recognized by Zillow and Pulsenomics for our team’s ability to consistently delivering great results here at Local Market Monitor,” said Winzer.

“While it is great to be recognized by our industry with an award like this, we don’t take it for granted and don’t believe in resting on our laurels. Local Market Monitor is committed to evolving in response to the needs of our customers and advances in technology. With that in mind, we continue to expand our market coverage and refine our forecast models to enhance the value of our services,” he explained.

Local Market Monitor

Local Market Monitor, the experts in local market forecasting, offers investors in homes and home mortgages the local market risk intelligence they need to make informed decisions. Using a proprietary formula called the Equilibrium Home Price, Local Market Monitor determines if markets are currently over or under valued, equipping users with a long-term risk and investment perspective. Covering more than 300 local markets, Local Market Monitor also presents key investors with a 12, 24 and 36-month home price forecast. The solution includes sorting capabilities, allowing subscribers to view and compare real estate markets along various metrics, including an Investment Suitability Ratings tool to identify opportunities based on individual investing goals. Visit www.localmarketmonitor.com or call 800-881-8653 to learn more.