A foreclosure sign is seen in Antioch

 
A foreclosure sign is seen in Antioch
A foreclosure sign is seen in Antioch, California November 27, 2007. Home prices in California had surged by double digits in each of the first five years of the decade, and are now leading the price declines that are depressing the U.S. housing market. REUTERS/Erin Siegal (UNITED STATES)