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Housing Market Is Crowding Rural Edens

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Housing Market Is Crowding Rural Edens

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Housing Market Is Crowding Rural Edens

Housing Market Is Crowding Rural Edens

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There are signs that the real estate boom that has sent land and home prices soaring in some cities and suburbs is spilling over into rural areas, including Virginia's picturesque Shenandoah Valley.

The budding real estate frenzy in the area has provoked a sharp debate between those who favor growth and those who want to preserve the rural character of the region. From member station WMRA, David Molpus reports.