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149 markets tracked for the fourth quarter of 2006.

NEW YORK ( -- The slump in home prices was both deeper and more widespread than ever before in the fourth quarter.

As part of its quarterly survey, the National Association of Realtors reported a 2.7 percent decline in prices in the fourth quarter compared to the fourth quarter of a year earlier. That's the biggest year-over-year drop on record.

In addition, 73 markets of 149 tracked reported a decline in prices. That decline was far more widespread than in the third quarter, when only 45 markets reported drops.

More from the NAR report. The table below is ranked by highest percent gain - click column headings to re-sort.  Top of page