Wednesday, July 20, 2011

Cities With Not-So-Bad Housing Markets

According to CNBC/MSN, of the top ten cities with housing prices that have stayed flat or gone up during the recession, seven are in the south.  Okay, LU Prof Blog readers, you've been pretty quiet this summer - give us your two cents on why this is so.  Extra points to commenters from the Carolinas or Arkansas, where things seem to be quite rosy!

Jamie Baker Roskie

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Looks like many on the list are mid-size cities that may not have taken off as much during the boom. Number One Fayetteville is home to the first- or second-largest American military base, so there was plenty of juice to keep it afloat during the recession.

Posted by: Matt Festa | Jul 21, 2011 3:48:47 AM