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Left: 31 Cliff Road, Waltham 9 rooms, 4 beds, 2Æ baths, 3,556 square feet Initial price: $729,900 • Most recent price: $740,000. Right: 37 Melody Lane, Waltham 9 rooms, 3 beds, 3Æ baths, 4,158 square feet Initial price: $869,900 • Most recent price: $829,900

A choice market

There's no huge drop in housing prices, but a glut of sellers and fewer buyers means deals can be found

By Emily Shartin
Globe Staff / July 23, 2006

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Like many potential home buyers, Chip Chaunamom has been watching and waiting. The 30-year-old Web designer has been looking for his first home in the Lowell area for more than a year. His first plan was to buy a townhouse but, as the real estate market has cooled, he now is looking for a better deal in a single-family home. (Full article: 1111 words)

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