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Staffers at the the National Association of Realtors’ sifted through the nation's largest 100 metro markets, excluding markets where the unemployment rate ranked in the bottom 20% of major U.S. metro areas, and came up with a list of the nation's coldest markets where homes don't sell quickly.

The three coldest markets were: El Paso, Tex., Albany, NY, and Virginia Beach, Va.

There's one state that won't be represented on the list.

In the month of September, 10 California cities made the list of the 20 hottest real-estate markets, including chart-topper San Francisco. By contrast, no California city is on the list of the 10 coldest real-estate markets.

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