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Metropolis

Wall Street is an easy scapegoat. The real villain lives much closer to home.

Overhead view of a typical residential street. Source: Auction.com


Metropolis

Making sense of what’s going on in the red-hot housing market

Photo: Bob Sacha / Getty Images


Number Crunch

The housing market in second-tier cities is heating up

A Number Crunch logo alongside the text “43% The increase in home prices in Detroit over the past three months. Source: Bloomberg Businessweek” next to an illustration of two houses on a pink background.
A Number Crunch logo alongside the text “43% The increase in home prices in Detroit over the past three months. Source: Bloomberg Businessweek” next to an illustration of two houses on a pink background.


Illustration: Maria Chimishkyan


A diorama of a neighborhood with model homes
A diorama of a neighborhood with model homes
Photo credit: jhorrocks / Getty Images


Number of the Day

In the middle of a recession, the residential real estate market is suddenly booming

Marker # of the Day: 24.7% — The monthly increase in existing-home sales in July. Source: National Association of Realtors
Marker # of the Day: 24.7% — The monthly increase in existing-home sales in July. Source: National Association of Realtors
Photo illustration, source: Mike Kemp/Getty Images

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