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Caution: Slowdown ahead

Buyers are gaining the upper hand in a softening real estate market

Andrew (left) and Daniel Kerble play outside their Swampscott home, which their parents said they expected would sell quickly this winter.
Andrew (left) and Daniel Kerble play outside their Swampscott home, which their parents said they expected would sell quickly this winter. (Globe Staff Photo / Mark Wilson) Globe Staff Photo / Mark Wilson
By Kathy McCabe
Globe Staff / April 30, 2006

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Eric and Denise Kerble of Swampscott put their spacious Colonial on the market in January for $399,900, betting it would sell fast in a seaside town where the average price tag on a single family house is at least $100,000 more. (Full article: 1010 words)

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