Things were going well for a married couple with kids until they got greedy and built a home they couldn't afford to keep.
Our honest financial look at 11 years in one home proves what one blogger labels 'an ugly truth.' Still, it was worth it.
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Doubt undermines trusted data on home sales. And home prices slip again, near crash's lowest point.
One year later, 48 who walked away from their houses look back with shame, anger … and enormous relief.
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