In the recent UCLA Anderson forecast of economic activity in the real estate sector, housing prices are due to fall but the thought is that a slowdown will not necessarily affect other market segments or bog down the economy overall.

According to the study, sales volume will drop at a faster rate than home prices, affecting people associated with real estate transactions such as mortgage brokers, real estate agents appraisers etc. If prices are remaining fairly constant, there is still money to be made. Real estate related firms just need to step up their marketing and reach a smaller pool of increasingly fickle buyers. One method is for firms to use blog branding to differentiate themselves from the competition and to keep from losing valuable market share.