Real estate investors turn bullish on the heartland

Analysis suggests good places to buy in 2006

Real estate markets in areas where prices haven’t yet risen rapidly, living is affordable, jobs are plentiful and economic conditions are strong may offer the best investment opportunities this year, according to a study released Thursday.

The “Real Estate Cycle in 2006” study by First American Real Estate Solutions investigates where the residential real estate market stands today and where it is likely to go based on histori