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The pandemic and all its associated fallout (high unemployment, a tanking economy, shuttered storefronts and a rollercoaster stock market, to name a few) hasn’t been able to dampen the spirits of the residential home market, as 96% of metro areas are reporting an increase in home prices in Q2, according to a report by the National Association of Realtors.

According to the report, 174 of 181 metro areas surveyed saw price increases in Q2, with an average of 4.2% year-over-year. While an increase, the gain was below the 7.7% increase from Q1 of 2020. 

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Patrick Smith

Patrick Smith, based in New York, covers the business of law, including the ways law firms compete for clients and talent, cannabis law and marketing innovation. Reach him at [email protected] or on Twitter at @nycpatrickd

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