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If you’re looking for inexpensive housing, stay clear of the East and West coasts: They are home to some of the least affordable metro areas in the country. Take a look at the top 10, ranked by the percentage of affordable homes for families making a median salary in that area.

Source: National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo Housing Opportunity Index. Based on fourth quarter 2008 data.

Posted 20 Mar 2009

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