I’ve compiled some snapshots as to how far over asking price homes are going for in my town. The 300-400k range is especially vulnerable to this. People flock to the only affordable homes left — so they think — and then get sucked into a bidding war. Again ... in EVERETT!

Image: $54,750 over
Image: $46,000 over
Image: $93,000 over
Image: $54,000-ish over
Image: $91,500 over

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I’m relieved I got outbid on the last home. That guy was upside down the day he moved in.