The third quarter of 2010 registered a decline of 4.3 percent year-over-year and dropped 1.2 percent as compared to the same quarter last year, according to Zillow.com.
Underwater homes -- those with negative equity, when a is larger than its value -- grew to 23.2 percent of single-family homes carrying mortgages. The markets with highest percentage of underwater in the third quarter were Las Vegas (80.2 percent) and Phoenix (68.4 percent).
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- How to Price a Home to Sell Fast
- How to Get a Low Mortgage Rate
- How to Sell Your Home in a Short Sale
- How to Buy Foreclosures
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