House prices are likely to go down during the first half of 2011 and then rebound in the second half, according to many forecasters.

The consensus outlook is for the jobs market to strengthen and a renewal in household formation will reverse the slide in prices that began in August based on the Standard & Poor's/Case-Shiller house price index.

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