Economy

Boca Raton Home Is Nation's Fifth Most-Searched Sale

That's the living room on the right -- not bad for a quarter million, eh? You can see a bunch more photos at the realtor's site, here.

Every week, Realtor.com puts together a list of the nation's five most-searched-for homes that fall within the median price of an American home. This Boca Raton home, on Sealakes Drive in Stonebrook Country Club, came in fifth. It has three bedrooms, two and a half baths, and 3,259 square feet.

But it looks as if some mysterious factor beyond the usual market forces is sending this property off the cliff. Appraised for $431,000 in 2007, its 2009 appraisal is just $284,000.

The recession will never end.

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Thomas Francis