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Atlanta housing market looks back, 10 years later

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 Realtor.com. 

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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Here are seven tips to lower the cost of your first home Work on your credit score way ahead of time Crowdsource your down payment See if Uncle Sam will help Find a housing counselor Pick a real estate agent based on where you want to live Choose a home where you could stay five to seven years Don't get distracted

 

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