10 Cities Where People Finally Want to Buy Homes

Retiring baby boomers are infusing demand into some of the hardest-hit housing markets

Real estate research agency Trulia reported that there are a number of major metropolitan areas in the U.S. where people from around the country — many of them retiring baby boomers — are looking for bargains. 24/7 Wall St. has identified the 10 with the highest rate of “inbound” searches.

Eight out of 10 areas on the list had a more severe decline in home prices than the U.S. average from pre-recession levels. In six of them, median prices are less than half what they were five years ago. In the Cape Coral-Fort Myers region of Florida, home prices are down nearly 60%.

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