In this photo taken Aug. 31, 2010, a new price sign hangs near a home for sale in Palo Alto, Calif. Sales of previously occupied homes rose last month, but not enough to keep August from being the ... more 
In this photo taken Aug. 31, 2010, a new price sign hangs near a home for sale in Palo Alto, Calif. Sales of previously occupied homes rose last month, but not enough to keep August from being the second-worst month for sales in more than a decade, said the National Association of Realtors, Thursday, Sept. 23, 2010. less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Paul Sakuma
Thu, Sep 23, 2010 9:19 PM EDT