One can read and interpret general economic news as long as you like it all comes down  to your personal situation and your needs desires and what you can afford. The recovery has been good to some and not so good to many.

More people need to feel good about their individual prospects before committing to a major purchase such as real estate . Unfortunately it will be many of the same people who will say later “ I could have I should have etc. “

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