The inventory is very low, only about 60 day's in many areas.
The prices have been rising, particularly on the price-ranges that are most desired; lower-middle.
The Investory have cherry-picked all the low end houses, and the higher-end houses are pretty much slower.
No one has a crystal ball; particularly 5 years from now: Too many factors come into play, politics, ecconomics, unemployment, world affairs, etc.
You have to be optimistic; or else move to the mountains and grow your own food.