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Real estate recovery sounds familiar

The story of this year’s economy is told in a mountain of statistics. Some of the most interesting numbers measure the condition of residential real estate markets.

Those markets, the epicenter of our economic woes of the past five years, are obviously important. Thankfully, the news about home sales — both locally and across the country — has turned out to be one of the most upbeat economic developments of the year.

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