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Spring Is Here, but the Housing Market Lags

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Spring Is Here, but the Housing Market Lags

Economy

Spring Is Here, but the Housing Market Lags

Spring Is Here, but the Housing Market Lags

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Spring is a crucial time in the housing market, when mild weather allows open-house events that show off properties with gardens in bloom, and buyers are looking to find a place before summer and the school year. But this year, the housing downturn is casting a shadow over real estate's most important season.