A Local Housing Bubble?

Guest Host:

Paul Brown
A Local Housing Bubble?

Is the hot real estate market an anomaly or simply a return to normal conditions? Guest host Paul Brown finds out what's behind the heated market and what buyers and sellers can expect moving ahead.

As real estate's high season kicks into gear, homebuyers and sellers are experiencing conditions many say mirror a housing bubble. In this region, the inventory of properties for sale are at a record low, prompting bidding wars. Realtors are going to extremes to find homes to sell, and sellers find themselves inundated with multiple offers. Is the hot market an anomaly or simply a return to normal conditions? Guest host Paul Brown finds out what's behind the heated market and what buyers and sellers can expect moving ahead.

Guests

Lisa Sturtevant

Deputy Director, Center for Regional Analysis; Associate Research Professor, George Mason University

Kathy Orton

Reporter and Web Editor, Washington Post Real Estate Section

Bonnie Casper

Realtor, Long & Foster Real Estate; Past President, Greater Capital Area Association of Realtors

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