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Meet the Bubble Bloggers Roundup

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A giant genre of real estate blogs has risen that is devoted to a discussion on housing bubbles and the possibility of a real estate market crash. Markets indeed have slowed in many areas, and these bloggers are still at it, often posting articles daily for their growing audiences of followers and critics to read. Despite the sensationalist blog names, the creators say their aim is not to scare people into hiding. Rather, they want to empower consumers with information and commentary about real estate and economic statistics so that they can make more informed decisions about housing. Inman News kicked off a series this week with, "Rise of the real estate bubble blogs," to get an overview of who's blogging about the housing-bubble debate, and who's making a case against the bubble theories. We interviewed several bubble bloggers, debunkers and participants at various bubble blogs. The following are articles from the series: Meet the Bubble BloggersPart 1: John McLeod, co-blogger at H...