Lakeshore buyers dive in, buy low

Sales of Minnesota lake homes are outpacing purchases of traditional houses in some areas, the Star Tribune reports. It's a dramatic shift for a segment that was clobbered by the recession as would-be buyers put their dreams of a waterfront house on hold. But today's pre-boom prices are giving buyers a chance to get summer homes at relatively bargain prices.
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Sales of Minnesota lake homes are outpacing purchases of traditional houses in some areas, the Star Tribune reports. It's a dramatic shift for a segment that was clobbered by the recession as would-be buyers put their dreams of a waterfront house on hold. But today's pre-boom prices are giving buyers a chance to get summer homes at relatively bargain prices.

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