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The top and bottom 5 markets for housing recovery

CoreLogic: Completed foreclosures hit record low, but where?
Brena Swanson
The numbers are in and completed foreclosures are at the lowest level since the Great Depression. So which states came out on top and bottom for the most completed foreclosures?
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Want lower taxes? Here’s where you should live

Time to become familiar with Cheyenne, Anchorage and Sioux Falls
Ben Lane
Wyoming, Alaska and South Dakota residents pay the least amount in state and local taxes per capita in the nation.
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CoreLogic data: Housing recovery is undeniable

The only question is will it last?
Brena Swanson
The housing recovery is undeniable even if some analysts believe it's built on artificial lifts or unlikely to last long-term.
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WFG National Title joins Wyoming

Total number of jurisdictions reaches 44
HousingWire Staff
WFG National Title Insurance Co. is now approved to issue title insurance in Wyoming, bringing the number of states it is now licensed in to 44.
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Bernanke outlines risks and benefits of more economic stimulus

Kerri Ann Panchuk
Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke used the backdrop of Jackson Hole, Wyo., to defend nontraditional monetary policies and to suggest the Fed will deploy stimulus tools...
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Wyoming town for sale by owner

Jessica Huseman
Sometimes self-promotion works — especially when the subject of the two emails and a phone call from Williams & Williams is just this cute. Buford, Wyoming, population...
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Bernanke Sees Deeper Recession Without Intervention

Austin Kilgore
It's the mantra among regulators and echoed by Federal Reserve chairman Ben Bernanke on Friday: The recession -- pushed along by rising unemployment levels, plunging home values and growing delinquencies -- would be much worse had governmental bodies not stepped up to intervene.
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TARP Invests Another $365M in Capital

Diana Golobay
The Treasury Department on Tuesday released details surrounding the injection of $365.4 million in capital into another 23 financial institutions across the nation, bringing the total investments made through the Capital Purchase Program to $196.36 billion. All but three of the institutions that participated Friday were privately-held firms; 55.2 percent of the funds distributed that day were given to private firms. One Arkansas-based firm participated, as did a bank based in Alabama, four based in California and one out of Florida.
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Mortgage Delinquencies Rise Nearly 62 Percent in First Quarter

Paul Jackson
While it's likely no longer surprising for many market participants, a report by consumer credit bureau TransUnion released Monday found that mortgage delinquencies had increased for the fifth straight quarter during Q1, while consumers managed to add to their overall mortgage debt load during the quarter as well.
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Bank of the West Acquires Leading Construction Insurer

Paul Jackson
Bank of the West announced today that its wholly-owned subsidiary, BW Insurance Agency, Inc., (BWIA) has acquired Contractor's Insurance Services, Inc., a full service insurance agency offering a variety of commercial and personal insurance lines. CIS specializes in providing insurance, risk management and asset protection services for the burgeoning building industry throughout the Pacific Northwest.
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