3. Home sale prices appreciated like crazy:

⁣Annual hone growth reached an all time high in October increasing 18% year over year. This marks the largest margin growth in 45 years

2. Inventory started low and remained there:

The year began with a record low 1.04 million homes this is the lowest housing inventory since 1999.

1. The rate on the 30 year mortgage bottomed early:

Rates hit a record low of 2.65% on January 7th this beats the last low that was set on 2012 at 3.31.