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Bubble watch: Pandemic made housing's rich only richer

1 month ago   |   By Boston Herald

“ Bubble Watch ” digs into trends that may indicate economic and/or housing market troubles ahead.
Buzz: The housing market's buying binge has largely inflated prices in what were already some of the nation's most-expensive metropolitan areas.

The Trend
Despite much chatter about a supposed exodus of residents from big, expensive housing markets in the pandemic era, metro areas ranked in the top 20% of all selling prices had a median two-year price gain of 34% - better than a 26% median gain for the rest of the nation.
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