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More good news - real estate market picking up

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WASHINGTON - The U.S. housing market has started to recover from the most far-reaching crisis since the Great Depression, data released Thursday shows. Sales of previously occupied homes rose for the third month in a row in June, the National Association of Realtors reported. That hasn't happened since early 2004, during the boom.
Foreclosure numbers are also declining, and inventory is declining as well. That means values will at a minimum, start to stabilize, and optimally, start gaining value again - HOPEFULLY at a rational pace now that we, presumably, have gotten over the "everyone deserves a home no matter how stinking awful their credit record is and how unlikely it is that they'll actually be able to pay for it" craze.
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That 8,000 is a loan, to be paid off later. I'd rather go for the incentives to get solar panels and other stuff. You buy it and get the write off on your taxes. With our income becoming lower, we'd have less to pay. Well, maybe someday :vibes:
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