10 cities where homes stay on the market longest

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The average number of days that homes have been on the market is 107, according to financial news site 24/7 Wall St. The site identified 10 cities where homes are on the market the longest.

October 26, 2011
housing market, home market, home buyers

housing market, home market, home buyers

The average number of days that homes have been on the market is 107, according to the financial news site 24/7 Wall St. The site identified 10 cities where homes are on the market the longest.

One reason homes tend to linger in these markets is because they experienced rapid population growth between 1990 and 2010, which caused inventory to increase and the cities to become overbuilt.

The 10 markets where homes linger the longest are:

1. Wilmington, N.C.

2. Myrtle Beach, S.C.

3. Naples, Fla.

4. Gainesville, Fla.

5. Reading, Pa.

6. Savannah, Ga.

7. Punta Gorda, Fla.

8. Asheville, N.C.

9. West Palm Beach-Boca Raton, Fla.

10. Tallahassee, Fla.

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