Real estate

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HOWARD HANNA REALTY

Spring is typically the busy season for real estate agents. But the number of homes that are for sale is down between 8% and 20% in parts of Northeast Ohio. At the same time, the number of homes being sold is up as the coronavirus pandemic has changed the process of buying a house.

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MARK AREHART / WKSU

Here are your morning headlines for Monday, December 10: 

The number of multiple offers on homes for sales jumped nearly 92 percent.
Mark Arehart / WKSU

Akron’s housing market is heating up. According to a new report, the Rubber City had the biggest spike in the percentage of homes selling above asking price in the nation. This means more home buyers are likely squaring off in bidding wars.