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Should I buy a house that’s in foreclosure? Are townhomes a good investment? 4 questions we posed to Realtors.

Animal Planet: Atlanta ranks No. 6 for rats

In some cases, placement on the list is rooted in ancient history; Deshnoke, India, for instance, is home to a temple where rats are worshipped. In Atlanta, on the other hand, the staggering rat population is due to a more recent event: the Great Recession. According to Animal Planet, an already high rate of urban poverty, combined with rampant foreclosures, has left an excess of abandoned buildings here, attracting droves of vermin. Rats thrive in overgrown lawns and derelict structures. If this isn’t the beginning of a real-world The Walking Dead, then perhaps the list can at least draw our attention to the ecological effects of prolonged urban abandonment.

The worst neighbors in Newton County

Last Thursday in Porterdale (approximately 35 miles east of Atlanta), Jean-Joseph and Angelica Kalonji arrived at their son's just-purchased home to change the locks for him. Vacant for seven months, the home and the 11 acres of land on which it sat were in foreclosure.

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