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A home in southeast Willmar waits for a buyer. Home sales, battered by the recession, remain sluggish. (Tribune photo by Anne Polta)

Foreclosures rise, housing market remains lackluster


WILLMAR -- Among the recent new listings of Willmar homes for sale is one with a swimming pool and a location in what Realtor Mary Peterson describes as "a beautiful secluded area."

It also happens to be a house that's been foreclosed on -- a fact that helps explain why pricing has become so critical in the current housing market.

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Anne Polta

Anne Polta covers health care, business/economic development and general assignment. Her HealthBeat blog can be found at Follow her on Twitter at @AnnePolta.

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