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Home foreclosures hit five-year low
An Arizona home in foreclosure in 2010: The housing crisis eroded the net worth of many middle-class families, according to a new Pew report.
An Arizona home in foreclosure in 2010: The housing crisis eroded the net worth of many middle-class families, according to a new Pew report.
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n a sign that the economy is slowly recovering, U.S. foreclosure filings have hit a five-year-low in September. According to foreclosure listing firm RealtyTrac Inc., foreclosures fell 7 percent from August and 16 percent from September of last year. There were 180,427 filings reported for September.

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