Wichita area home prices in September were 3.32 percent below those of September 2009, according to real estate data firm CoreLogic.
The drop in prices is 7 percent when distressed sales such as short sales are included.
In Kansas, home prices fell 0.31 percent in September compared with September 2009. That drop increases to 3.71 percent when distressed sales are added in.
Nationally, sale prices were down 0.71 percent in September and down 2.79 percent when adding in distressed sales.