The 80013 ZIP code in Aurora is on the front lines of the economic crisis as it unfolds in Colorado, according toÂ The Denver Post , which reports that residents of 80013 rank first in terms of first-quarter foreclosure filings and total unemployment claims. The area, at first glance, would seem better off given its middle-class, white-collar demographics and "precious little poverty." Yet real estate prices are down, restaurants aren't as busy as they used to be, schools are seeing more homeless students, and there's a shortfall at the local food bank. But foreclosures aren't just notable in 80013, as theÂ Fort Collins Coloradoan  notes in a story documenting a new trend: homes trashed by their former owners before banks take over. And employment is a struggle for many in the state, including ballerinas, asÂ The Washington Post  reports. Meanwhile,Â 5280  provides a guide to real-estate myths and realities in the local market.