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All Bubbles Burst

In case you needed more proof that the housing boom is in full swing; "U.S. home prices jumped 10.9 percent in March compared with a year ago, the most since April 2006." Blame a low housing inventory mixed with plenty of folks willing to engage in a bidding war. Banks are also requiring larger down payments, making it difficult for first-time buyers. [SFGate/photo via Shutterstock]