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Dallas: Vital Stats

Number of Dallas homes posted for foreclosure, second quarter 2008... Increase in Dallas foreclosures over same period in 2007...



Number of Dallas homes posted for foreclosure, second quarter 2008: 7,638

Increase in Dallas foreclosures over same period in 2007:
10.1 percent

Number of U.S. homes posted for foreclosure, second quarter 2008: 739,714

Increase over the same period in 2007: 121 percent

Current average price of a four-bedroom Dallas home: $326,425

Current average price of a four-bedroom home nationwide: $403,738

Sales of existing North Texas homes in August: Down 18 percent from a year ago.

Their median price: $150,000, down 3 percent.

Sales of existing homes in September: Up 2 percent.

Their median price: $142,500, down 2 percent.

Sources: RealtyTrac; Coldwell Banker Real Estate; Residential Strategies; Standard & Poor’s/Case-Shiller home price index; North Texas Real Estate Information System and Texas A&M University Real Estate Center