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Government shutdown slows deal-making

…Uncertainty on the lenders’ part makes it more difficult for home buyers to get mortgages, which in turn could delay the housing market’s recovery by “a few quarters,” said Jonathan Miller, president of the appraisal firm Miller Samuel….

…The full impact of how the slowdown impacted deal volume in the third quarter won’t be known until market reports comes out in January, Miller said….

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