Lithuanian housing bubble to unwind not burst say experts

Last year, investment into residential real estate in Lithuania returned to the pre-crisis levels of 2007. Economists say, however, that the growth is sustainable and a real estate "bubble" could, in worst case, deflate a little rather than explode as it did in 2008.
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