Map of Pain: Cities With the Largest Home Price Declines

The National Association of Realtors says median home prices fell 9 percent over the past year.

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The National Association of Realtors said Tuesday that home prices declined in 4 out of 5 metro areas in the third quarter when compared with the same period a year earlier. The trade group blamed distressed sales—that's foreclosures and short sales—for driving the median existing single-family home price down 9 percent, to $200,500, over the period.

Here's a map showing where the declines have been the steepest:

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