Special Report

The Most At-Risk Housing Markets

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40. Scott County, Iowa
> Location: Davenport-Moline-Rock Island, IA-IL metropolitan area
> Median home sale price: $175,000 (+12.5% 1-yr. increase)
> Typical homeownership costs as share of median income: 21.0%
> Homes with underwater mortgages: 6,252 (17.9% of homes w/ loans)
> Homes with foreclosure filings: 38

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39. Middlesex County, Connecticut
> Location: Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT metropolitan area
> Median home sale price: $281,847 (+17.4% 1-yr. increase)
> Typical homeownership costs as share of median income: 29.3%
> Homes with underwater mortgages: 8,184 (17.4% of homes w/ loans)
> Homes with foreclosure filings: 21

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38. Shasta County, California
> Location: Redding, CA metropolitan area
> Median home sale price: $303,000 (+10.1% 1-yr. increase)
> Typical homeownership costs as share of median income: 31.5%
> Homes with underwater mortgages: 3,660 (10.3% of homes w/ loans)
> Homes with foreclosure filings: 39

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37. Kent County, Delaware
> Location: Dover, DE metropolitan area
> Median home sale price: $200,250 (+4.4% 1-yr. increase)
> Typical homeownership costs as share of median income: 19.7%
> Homes with underwater mortgages: 3,337 (17.6% of homes w/ loans)
> Homes with foreclosure filings: 56

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36. Saint Tammany County, Louisiana
> Location: New Orleans-Metairie, LA metropolitan area
> Median home sale price: $222,750 (+4.3% 1-yr. increase)
> Typical homeownership costs as share of median income: 23.2%
> Homes with underwater mortgages: 8,272 (19.8% of homes w/ loans)
> Homes with foreclosure filings: 42

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