Look at it this way, yes, housing prices are down by record amounts… but maybe you can get yourself a Black Friday deal on a house?

The Case-Shiller indexes showed prices in 10 major metropolitan areas fell 18.6% in September from a year earlier and 1.9% from August. The drop marks the 10-city index’s 12th-straight monthly report of a record decline.

In 20 major metropolitan areas, home prices dropped 17.4% from the prior year, also a record, and 1.8% from August.