The state now holds a third of the nation's abandoned homes despite rising prices and improving sales.
Cheaper building materials and synthetic furniture mean many large houses burn much more quickly than older, more modest homes.
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It faces a $10 million lawsuit as residents above its first proposed location in the city call its patrons 'drunk, disorderly, violent and criminal.'
North Dakota's oil boom has sent its GDP soaring, and it's minting 2,000 millionaires a year. But it also faces tough problems.
A housing group gets $27 million after saying that the bank took better care of seized properties in white communities than in those that were predominantly black or Latino.
As 30-year fixed home loans near 4%, the chances of going back to historic lows are fading quickly.
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