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

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

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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