Property Prices In the US

In the US, all of the 20 major US cities experienced a rapid rise in house prices during the boom of 1991 to early 2006. In 2006 house prices began to plunge, and in Q2 2006, the S&P/Case-Shiller index fell to 33.8%. House prices in some cities like Miami fell by more than 50%.

The US housing market began to recover in 2012, and the house price index rose by 13.5%. In 2014 the S&P/Case-Shiller index rose by 4.3%, 2015 (5.6%), 2016 (5.4%), in 2017 (6.3%) and in 2018 (4.1%). In Q2 2019, the S&P/Case-Shiller national home price index increased by 3.13%.

Indonesia Real Estate Trends

The property market in Indonesia seems to be stable. According to the Bank of Indonesia, the property index in the 16 major cities rose by 3.14% in 2018. Over the last twenty years, there have been minor increases in the property index. In 2009 the index was at 2%, in 2010 (3%), 2011 (4.5%) and 2012 (5%). In 2013 there was an increase in the property index by 13.5%, then the market took a dip in 2014 (7.5%), 2015 (6%), 2016 (4.5%), and 2017 (3.1%). Only Six out of the major 18 Indonesian cities recorded an increase in property value from 0.05% to 1.6% when inflation was factored in.

Real Estate Price Trends in Malaysia

The Malaysian property market is sharply slowing down. In 2018 the national house price index rose by 3.36%. This was almost a 50% drop from an index rise of 6.13% in 2017 and 6.97% in 2016. Over the last twenty years, the index rose from 2010 (4.5%) up to a high of 13.5% in mid-2013, then there was a drop in the index from then onwards. In 2014 the index dropped to 10.1%, 9% in 2015, 6.97% in 2016 and 6.13% in 2017.

From the analysis above, the best country to invest in real estate would be Malaysia.