Top 5 cities with the fewest foreclosures

3. Midland, Texas – 1.3%

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    Former President George W. Bush and former first lady Laura Bush greet the crowd before a "Welcome Home" rally, Tuesday, Jan. 20, 2009, in Midland, Texas.
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The weather in President George W. Bush’s childhood hometown is arguably some of the best in Texas. Midlanders enjoy 300 sunny days a year, and lower summer temperatures than Dallas or San Antonio. Its foreclosure rate is also half of either of those Texas metros, perhaps because of its strong base of energy-related businesses.

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