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Real Estate Slowly Improving in Ohio

The gains have been slow, but the economy seems to be improving. One hopeful sign is foreclosure rates, which are back to pre-recession levels in Ohio and around the country. At the same time, the homeownership rate is the lowest in 20 years. We’ll talk about the housing market in central Ohio, and what trends to expect in the near future.

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