When Nevadans started to realize they were at the epicenter of a full-blown foreclosure crisis in 2007, riding a rising wave of loan defaults that eventually turned into auctions and bank repossessions, they didn't really understand what was in store for the real estate market. In the valley today, foreclosure sales largely outpace regular sales, and they drive the median price of single-family homes down considerably — by roughly $25,000 in February.
By the numbers:
Foreclosure sales have home market feeling down
Mon, Mar 16, 2009 (2 a.m.)