Trends

Mint Map: Housing Sales

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The government will tell you that we are coming out of recession and economic recovery is right around the corner. Since the mortgage meltdown could be considered the root cause of the economic downturn, it’s helpful to look at the current housing market to get a sense of whether the recovery is hitting close to home. As prices have continued to drop in cities across the nation, the number of home sales has been increasing in many areas. Especially profound was the dramatic percentage increase year-over-year between Q3 and Q4 in total properties sold. Our latest map may not be able to tell you when to buy and when to sell but it will give you some strong data with which to make an informed decision.

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