The 2010 outlook revisited

Here's a look back at what MONEY said was in store for 2010 and how the year has actually shaped up.

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We said: Home prices would fall 5% to 10% before hitting bottom later in 2010. Mortgage rates, then 5.1% for a 30-year, would stay low.
What happened: Prices held up much better than expected and will end the year almost flat. Mortgage rates went lower still.

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Last updated November 11 2010: 5:13 PM ET
Your Home Low home prices and super-low mortgage rates make this a great time to be buying. Act soon. More
Your JobAfter two years of counting your blessings, you can start making more demands money-wise. More
Your Savings Those low interest rates that are so great for homebuyers are simply brutal on savers. More
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