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COVID-19, Home Prices & the Great Recession

COVID-19, Home Prices & the Great Recession There are many people concerned right now about the wisdom of buying a house with a pandemic-induced recession looming. It probably makes sense to hold off for a few weeks to see how things begin to shake out. However, there’s pretty reliable data from the Great Recession of 2006-2007 suggesting that the risks of buying a home in our area are relatively low. Mark Twain is reputed to have said that “history doesn’t repeat itself, but it rhymes.” The local impact of any COVID-19 recession is likely to “rhyme” with that of the

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