Housing Recovery Leaves Some Behind

While the national housing picture may look brighter, certain states are still mired in a mess of distressed homes.

These states tend not to get much attention in the national discussion because they are not the well-known “sand states” that fell the hardest during the housing crash and prompted the biggest headlines. New York, New Jersey, Massachusetts and Maryland are still sitting on a ticking time bomb of troubled loans.

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