Paulson: House Prices Will Rise 3-5% This Year Written by Alan Findlay on May 10, 2010. Posted in News Hedge-fund manager John Paulson, who made $15b shorting the real estate market, said today that he expects housing prices to rise between 3 and 5 percent this year and another 8 to 12 percent in 2011. Read more: CNBC Tags: hedge fund, prediction, Prices, real estate market Trackback from your site. Leave a comment Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email. Sign me up for the investor insight newsletter!