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10. Washington, D.C.
Washington, D.C.
2008 median house price: $343,160
2009 projected change: -19.9%
2010 projected change: -5.7%

This market, which includes bordering Virginia towns Arlington and Alexandria, is cooling off from record highs. Forecasts call for median prices to slide 20% to $275,000 in 2009.

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Last updated December 22 2008: 4:43 PM ET
Source: Sources: National Association of Realtors; Moody's Economy.com
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