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Old 12-23-2008, 05:29 PM
 
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Detroit is not on that list because you can buy a 3/1 single-family home for less than $2000. Don't believe me, look it up on Trulia.com
It's probably one of those abandoned homes that they are about to torch down.
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Old 12-23-2008, 08:50 PM
 
Location: Washington D.C. By way of Texas
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Those speculators and unhinged developers in Miami have really dug themselves a deep grave this time. They thought they were going to be Dubai West....Now look at them. It may be decades before they have another building boom.
I agree. Miami built so many condos in the area that it is unrecognizable. But that will come back to haunt them seeing as how nobody will be living in them. Mostly all of them are residential too and most all are luxury condos that the average joe that makes under 200k cannot afford.
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Old 12-23-2008, 10:52 PM
 
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I guess the Tri-State/New Yorkers and Bay Area/San Franciscans have money and can actually afford their homes, since they're both excluded from the list and are more expensive than any of those cities.

Houston and the Chicago area seem to be doing ok too.
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