It can be rainy in Southern California, sunny in Madison, Wisconsin, and snowing in Witchita.  Just like the weather, real estate is local, and according to Builder Magazine, the Washington DC real estate market is the 10th best in the country.

With jobs as the leading factor contributing to our area's strength, Builder based their calculations on the number of building permits, population trends and job growth, and an examination of home prices.

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http://www.builderonline.com/local-markets/the-healthiest-housing-markets-for-2009.aspx?page=6