Real estate markets 2023: what’s ahead in the new year? It’s been a wild few years in the real estate market. From price fluctuations to skyrocketing mortgage rates, there’s been plenty of drama to go around. But what will the year ahead hold? We share leading economists’ predictions for 2023. Find out where mortgage rates and home prices are headed; when the pace of home sales is expected to once again pick up; what it call means for homeowners, buyers, and sellers.