This block used to be for first-time homebuyers. Then global investors bought in.

Peter Whoriskey, Spencer Woodman and Margot Gibbs
Washington Post

La Vergne, Tenn. - The homes on Tammy Sue Lane aren't fancy. Modest in size and clad in vinyl siding, the houses were priced below $200,000 when most were built about 15 years ago, and for many families in suburban Nashville, they represented a first chance at homeownership.

A corrections officer bought one, and so did a housekeeper and an electrician.

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