Ask Stacy: Are We in a Real Estate Bubble?

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Welcome to “Ask Stacy,” a short video feature answering money questions submitted by readers and viewers. You can learn how to send in a question of your own below.

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Today’s question is about real estate; specifically, whether we’re in a bubble and should wait before buying a home.

I’ve bought and sold a lot of real estate, both for investment and to live in. I think it’s a great way to create wealth. But would I buy today? Hit “play” and find out.

For more information on this topic, check out “15 Tips to Find, Buy and Rent Real Estate” and “Tricks of the Trade: Real Estate Agents.” You can also use the search tool above, put in “real estate” and read until the cows come home.

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I founded Money Talks News in 1991. I’m a CPA, and have also earned licenses in stocks, commodities, options principal, mutual funds, life insurance, securities supervisor and real estate.

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