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SAFE HAVENSIN REAL ESTATE

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With foreclosures skyrocketing and home prices plummeting, real estate has been hit hard by the recession. But in certain pockets across the country, the dip in values has been minimal -- if nonexistent.

We found six cities with slow, steady growth, using data from Fiserv Lending Solutions, a home-price research company. These cities' local economies have kept unemployment and foreclosure rates below average. Plus, their affordability index -- a measure of home prices versus family income -- is low.

For comparison, we also pinpoint an average market and the worst market in the country. Take a look at these safe havens:
-- By Louis Jones

SAFE HAVENSIN REAL ESTATE
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