It's the question that's on everyone's mind.
IS NOW A GOOD TIME TO BUY REAL ESTATE?
Let's see how that question would be answered on various classic game shows.
Cue up the music and my best Richard Dawson impression... "OUR SURVEY SAID":
According to the Pew Research Center's March 2009 report, 75% of respondents said that it was a good or very good time to buy a home.
In case you need more confirmation, Forbes.com had an article on "Ten Things to Buy Before the Economy Improves." Here's what they answered our question of the day, "At the top of the list: housing. This may be the best time in a generation to buy a home."
THE PRICE IS RIGHT
Let's see... $8000 first time homebuyer tax credit. Interest rates at historic lows. Prices are down just about everywhere.
What's the value of this showcase on the Showcase Showdown?
That's it -- THE PRICE IS RIGHT!
Alex, I'll take housing market for $400.
Answer: Kiplinger's Personal Finance recent advice about buying a home.
What is "It's a good time to snag a bargain if you're confident in your job prospects and you don't plan to sell in the next five years?"
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