Best home deals in the Best Places

Sellers everywhere have had to shave asking prices to attract buyers -- even in Money's Best Places to Live. Here are homes with some of the biggest price cuts in the top 10 cities.

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Lake St. Louis, Mo.
Lake St. Louis Mo.

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Price: $219,000
Original price: $259,000

Bedrooms: 3
Baths: 3
Square feet: 2,084

A ranch-villa featuring 10-foot ceilings, arched entryways, crown moldings and coffered ceilings, this substantial home also has a large master suite with a garden tub and separate shower in the bath. There's also an office, media room, wet bar and laundry.

The outdoor amenities include a large, covered patio cooled by a ceiling fan, an irrigation system and landscaping. Owners enjoy access to tennis, golf, community swimming pools, walking trails and lake boating and swimming.

Town founders situated the community close to Route 61 and Interstate 70, giving homeowners easy commutes to St Louis, just 40 miles away, as well as industrial parks and other businesses strung along I-70 west of downtown.

For further information: St. Louis Real Estate

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NEXT: Mukilteo, Wash.

Last updated July 22 2009: 8:10 AM ET
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