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Realtor forecast for 2006

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Inman News asked industry professionals from around the nation to give us their own market forecasts for 2006. Here's a sampling of what they had to say. Jeni TemenRealtorDickson RealtyReno, Nev. 1. What do you expect in your market next year? I think it's going to be good. We have a special deal in our area – Californians are moving here. The market is leveling a little bit, but not going down. 2. What are you worried about? Nothing to be worried about yet. 3. What are you excited about? The area is still growing unbelievably. 4. What is the worst-case scenario for next year? Prices will continue to go up the way they have been, with double-digit increases. If that happens, ordinary people won't be able to buy a home. Incomes have not increased enough. 5. What is the best-case scenario for next year? For things to continue the way they are, leveling off.   Rich DraheimRealtorUSA 4% RealtyMankato, Minn. 1. What do you expect in your market next year? It's going to be down...