Is there a way to hedge against falling home prices?
Specifically, I might want to buy a cheap house ($150,000) in a distant city (Knoxville TN) where I might move and build a new house. I would like to protect the cost of the house I buy over a year’s time, in case home prices were to fall. I would only own the cheap house for a year, then sell it. Of course renting a house is possible, and safe financially, but I might need to buy a cheap house to be able to build a fenced yard for a dog.