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Home price trends in Denver

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City-by-city price comps

Home prices are spiraling downward in the Mile-High City. Job growth also has slowed while sales volume showed an increase earlier this year. The city, which had one of the highest foreclosure rates in the nation in 2006, continued to be among the top 20 cities with the most filings last year, according to RealtyTrac. Single-family housing permits dropped by 50 percent from December 2007 to December 2008.

Median price end of 2008: $200,800
Median price end of 2007: $230,100
Percent change: -12.7
Projected change through Q3 2009: -8.8%
Affordability rating: 0.0
Foreclosures in 2008:
(1 for every 31 households)
Foreclosures in 2007:
(1 for every 38 households)
Change in foreclosures: 23.6%
Expected to hit bottom: Q2 2010
Percent drop needed to reach bottom: -18.9%
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Price trends
Q1 2008 national median price: $196,100
Q2 2008 national median price: $206,400
Q3 2008 national median price: $200,400
Q4 2008 national median price: $180,100
Q1 2008 local median price: $223,500
Q2 2008 local median price: $225,200
Q3 2008 local median price: $225,100
Q4 2008 local median price: $200,800

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