Home values will continue to suffer through year-end 2010 with most metropolitan statistical areas facing an increased risk of lower prices, according to a new report issued by PMI Mortgage Insurance, Walnut Creek, Calif.

PMI says 21 of the nation's 50 largest MSAs "are now in the highest risk category, signifying the highest probability of lower house prices by the end of the fourth quarter of 2010" relative to year-end 2008.

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