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Fast-growing tech sector fuels housing boom in many US cities

Thousands of high-paying jobs are pushing up home prices in places like Nashville, Raleigh, Austin and Cambridge

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More than 8,900 apartments are under construction in Nashville, double the number in 2012, as developers rush to catch up with rising demand in a city where home prices have increased 49% over the past four years, according to the Greater Nashville Association of Realtors.

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CONSTRUCTION cranes dot much of downtown Nashville these days as the Tennessee capital remains in the grip of a sustained building boom.

More than 8,900 apartments are under construction in the Music City, double the number in 2012, as developers rush to catch up with

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