Atlanta housing market looks back, 10 years later


Atlanta housing market looks back, 10 years later

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Ten years after the housing boom was reaching its peak, the market now looks “suspiciously similar” to the moment just before the disastrous burst of the bubble – but it’s really not the same, says a report issued today.

Atlanta prices are up and rising steadily -- and the median now is 7.3 percent above the pre-recession level, according to 

But is it the same? Are we really seeing a replay?

For the complete story: Ten years year the housing boom peaked


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