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"Housing: The Rich and the Rest"By:Asael ZendonSociology, period 7, 2012
"Multimillion dollar mansion sales are up 25 % compared to the rest of the market. Which has suffereda 30% decline in pric...
For example, in "Birmingham [Alabama]...multimillion-dollar mansions are selling quickly. Sales thisAugust were up 21 perc...
Also "the country club [ in Birmingham] has ended its discounts on new membership"
This illustrates the fact that right now in the US, the rich are getting richer. but there is another side tothis.
The middle and lower classes are getting closer to or deeper in poverty.
For example " One in 10 New Jersey homes sold last year was in the foreclosure process".
And February 2012, "... nearly 211,000 [households] got hit with some sort of foreclosure filing...which is down 19% since...
But sadly, foreclosure are mostly affecting african-american and latina(o)s.
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  1. 1. "Housing: The Rich and the Rest"By:Asael ZendonSociology, period 7, 2012
  2. 2. "Multimillion dollar mansion sales are up 25 % compared to the rest of the market. Which has suffereda 30% decline in price since its peak in 2007"
  3. 3. For example, in "Birmingham [Alabama]...multimillion-dollar mansions are selling quickly. Sales thisAugust were up 21 percent from the previous year."
  4. 4. Also "the country club [ in Birmingham] has ended its discounts on new membership"
  5. 5. This illustrates the fact that right now in the US, the rich are getting richer. but there is another side tothis.
  6. 6. The middle and lower classes are getting closer to or deeper in poverty.
  7. 7. For example " One in 10 New Jersey homes sold last year was in the foreclosure process".
  8. 8. And February 2012, "... nearly 211,000 [households] got hit with some sort of foreclosure filing...which is down 19% since january 2011. "So things are getting little better.
  9. 9. But sadly, foreclosure are mostly affecting african-american and latina(o)s.
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