Four homes for sale on a single block on Novi drive in Riverbank epitomized the state of the housing industry last fall. Homeowners finally are finding a benefit in the plunging values - tax officials say property assessments will drop for about 25 percent of Stanislaus County. Alison Yin/The Modesto Bee
Four homes for sale on a single block on Novi drive in Riverbank epitomized the state of the housing industry last fall. Homeowners finally are finding a benefit in the plunging values - tax officials say property assessments will drop for about 25 percent of Stanislaus County. Alison Yin/The Modesto Bee Modesto Bee
Four homes for sale on a single block on Novi drive in Riverbank epitomized the state of the housing industry last fall. Homeowners finally are finding a benefit in the plunging values - tax officials say property assessments will drop for about 25 percent of Stanislaus County. Alison Yin/The Modesto Bee Modesto Bee

Real estate roller coaster plunges after a thrilling ride

October 28, 2007 12:00 AM

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