Will Bailout Help The Real Estate Market? Two widely watched monthly reports on home sales are due out this week. Many are asking if the financial rescue package for Wall Street will help stabilize the housing market. Even with prices in freefall, many potential buyers are staying away.
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Will Bailout Help The Real Estate Market?

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Will Bailout Help The Real Estate Market?

Will Bailout Help The Real Estate Market?

Will Bailout Help The Real Estate Market?

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Two widely watched monthly reports on home sales are due out later this week. Many are asking if the federal government's financial rescue package for Wall Street will be enough to stabilize the housing market. Nancy Marshall-Genzer of Marketplace tells Madeleine Brand that even with prices in freefall, many potential buyers have stayed out of the market.