Flat or declining wages and rising job losses are raising the risk of mortgage delinquency in some cities that have not had large numbers of foreclosures, according to a report First American CoreLogic Inc. released last week.

Eight of the 10 riskiest mortgage markets are still in California, the unit of First American Corp. in Santa Ana said, but many other cities, including Honolulu, Buffalo, Youngstown, Ohio, and Syracuse, N.Y., are showing higher delinquency risk, because of deteriorating local economies and job losses

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