Economists are not ready to declare this year's housing boom over, but the latest data on home resales underscore a growing consensus that housing will slip next year.

The report, released Monday by the National Association of Realtors, show sales of existing homes slipped 1.1% in September to an annual rate of 4.68 million units, from 4.73 million in August.

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