From the KCM Blog - Inflation Stats

Real Estate Agent with RE/MAX 100

Inflation Over Past 30 Years

We can see that real estate has fared very well. The most important number is the $0 increase in mortgage amount. The study assumed that the homeowner took a 30 year fixed rate mortgage thereby locking in the housing expense for the thirty years.

NAR then looked at inflation moving forward over the next thirty years. Obviously, if it remained the same as the last thirty years the percentage increase would be the same. They looked at a low inflation scenario and a high inflation scenario. The graph below shows the findings:

Projected Inflation Over Next 30 Years

Reprinted with permission from KCM Blog