Most housing markets are faring better than they did in the depths of the recession, but the recovery still has a long way to go.

Just 8% of housing markets in 410 U.S. counties are better off than they were in 2006 — a year that predates the crisis, according to a new report from RealtyTrac. The report analyzes housing market health in 410 U.S. counties over the past eight years in two-year intervals. Market health is measured according to four metrics: home price appreciation, affordability, percentage of bank-owned real estate sales and unemployment rates.

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