Despite Rising Prices, Most Economists Still Say No
Source: Wall St. Journal
The relentless rise in housing prices has led many economists to question whether another housing bubble is forming. Housing prices have been climbing for 35 consecutive months, according to the latest S&P/Case-Shiller Home Price Index. However, while prices keep rising, the rate of growth has slowed, thereby giving economists reason to believe a bubble is not a concern. Also, far fewer new homes are being built than a decade ago, so oversupply will not be an issue related to a price bubble.
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