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How To Tell When The Bubble Has Popped

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Here's an article for you Brits to read over your morning coffee (or tea). The information here is useful no matter where you live.


"....Though it appears the shift is now at hand, the end of the bubble will not look anything like the crash in the stock market after the technology bubble. The stock market turns frenetic when investors scramble to get out and prices fall sharply. In housing, however, a collapse is signaled by a sharp drop in activity as people hold off buying. Houses stay on the market longer. Inventories grow. Only then will prices fall, slowly. Economists say prices will lag a slowdown in the market by four to six months...."

Makes me think that maybe we won't have as long a wait for the peak of the U.S. housing bubble as I once believed. :rolleyes:

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