The housing market is hot, but not necessarily a bubble : The Indicator from Planet Money : NPR

2022-06-16 05:50:27 By : Ms. grace ji

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The housing market is extremely hot which has some nervous about a possible bubble. And with home sale prices in some markets up 45% during the pandemic, the situation at least seems ... bubblish. But what do economists think? Today, on the show: what makes a bubble grow—and what makes it pop. How overpriced are homes in your area? Check out Chris's story at NPR.org to find a ranking of hundreds of U.S. metro areas. Music by Drop Electric. Find us: Twitter / Facebook / Newsletter. Subscribe to our show on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, PocketCasts and NPR One.