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The (Always) Sunny Side of the Street

No matter the market conditions, real estate agents say "Buy now!" Their profits may rise, but not their stature.

By Binyamin Applebaum
March 16, 2008

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Real estate agents are people who believe in the power of believing. They think drops in housing prices are caused in large part by negative thinking. They have confidence that downturns end when people have confidence again. They would like us, the grouchy media, to share with you, the reluctant public, two words of instruction: Buy now. (Full article: 708 words)

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