In The Market For A House? You're In Luck

Mark Pofsky and his wife are looking to buy their first home. Intent on finding a 2,000-square-foot house in California's San Fernando Valley for less than $300,000, the Pofskys have made a few low-ball offers but have not yet snagged a deal. Still, they're encouraged. "We started to look because of the interest rates coming down," he says. "It's a great time to buy a home."

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