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10 most-searched real estate markets in April

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Metro areas in the South and West dominated a list of the 10 most-searched markets on Realtor.com in April, according to monthly data released by the site Wednesday. The search rankings are based on the number of visitors that viewed properties in 146 metro areas in the U.S. Chicago was the most-searched market among the metro areas, followed by the only other Midwestern metro on the top 10 list, Detroit. Three Western metros rounded out the top five: Las Vegas, Phoenix, and Los Angeles-Long Beach.Except for Philadelphia in the Northeast at No. 7, the rest of the metros on the list were in the South: Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, Fla.; Atlanta; Dallas; and Orlando, Fla. The metro areas in the top 10 did not change from March. Each of the 10 most-searched markets saw their median list price fall year-over-year in April. Detroit saw the biggest drop, down 18.2 percent to $89,900, followed by Atlanta, with a 13.6 percent drop to $159,900. Dallas saw the smallest drop in median lis...