Special Report

The Most At-Risk Housing Markets

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45. Du Page County, Illinois
> Location: Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI metropolitan area
> Median home sale price: $292,500 (+7.1% 1-yr. increase)
> Typical homeownership costs as share of median income: 27.2%
> Homes with underwater mortgages: 43,372 (17.6% of homes w/ loans)
> Homes with foreclosure filings: 111

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44. Manatee County, Florida
> Location: North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton, FL metropolitan area
> Median home sale price: $345,000 (+27.8% 1-yr. increase)
> Typical homeownership costs as share of median income: 39.9%
> Homes with underwater mortgages: 9,021 (10.1% of homes w/ loans)
> Homes with foreclosure filings: 61

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43. Middlesex County, New Jersey
> Location: New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA metropolitan area
> Median home sale price: $360,000 (+16.1% 1-yr. increase)
> Typical homeownership costs as share of median income: 33.3%
> Homes with underwater mortgages: 17,466 (11.1% of homes w/ loans)
> Homes with foreclosure filings: 107

42. Berkshire County, Massachusetts
> Location: Pittsfield, MA metropolitan area
> Median home sale price: $215,000 (+2.4% 1-yr. increase)
> Typical homeownership costs as share of median income: 24.2%
> Homes with underwater mortgages: 5,541 (15.0% of homes w/ loans)
> Homes with foreclosure filings: 32

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41. Tazewell County, Illinois
> Location: Peoria, IL metropolitan area
> Median home sale price: $116,500 (+-2.9% 1-yr. increase)
> Typical homeownership costs as share of median income: 16.7%
> Homes with underwater mortgages: 9,758 (27.5% of homes w/ loans)
> Homes with foreclosure filings: 38

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