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Home sales up 7.6% nationwide in August

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Sales of previously occupied homes rose last month, but not enough to keep August from being the second-worst month for sales in more than a decade. Sales rose 7.6 percent in August from July to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 4.13 million, the National Association of Realtors said Thursday. Sales were down 19 percent… Continue Reading Home sales up 7.6% nationwide in August

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Pending home sales rise 5.2 percent in July

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The number of buyers who signed contracts to purchase previously occupied homes increased in July but remained well below last year’s levels, a sign that demand for housing remains weak. The National Association of Realtors said Thursday its seasonally adjusted index rose 5.2 percent from a month earlier to a reading of 79.4. Economists surveyed… Continue Reading Pending home sales rise 5.2 percent in July

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Sales of previously occupied homes plunged last month to the lowest level in 15 years, despite the lowest mortgage rates in decades and bargain prices in many areas. July’s sales fell by more than 27 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 3.83 million, the National Association of Realtors said Tuesday. It was the… Continue Reading Home sales plunge 27% to lowest in 15 years

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February existing home sales drop 0.6 percent

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Sales of existing homes fell for a third straight month in February, pushing sales down to the lowest level since last July. There is concern the fragile housing rebound is faltering, making it harder for the overall economy to recover. The National Association of Realtors said today that sales of previously occupied homes dropped 0.6… Continue Reading February existing home sales drop 0.6 percent

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Home sales rise 9.4 percent in September

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WASHINGTON (AP) – Home resales rose far more than expected last month to the highest level in more than two years as buyers scrambled to complete their purchases before a tax credit for first-time owners expires. The National Association of Realtors says sales rose 9.4 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 5.57 million during… Continue Reading Home sales rise 9.4 percent in September

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WASHINGTON (AP) – The U.S. housing market has started to recover from the most far-reaching crisis since the Great Depression, data released Thursday shows.Sales of previously occupied homes rose for the third month in a row in June, the National Association of Realtors reported. That hasn’t happened since early 2004, during the boom. “The turnaround… Continue Reading June existing home sales rise by 3.6 percent

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WASHINGTON (AP) – The number of U.S. homebuyers who agreed to buy a previously occupied home took the largest monthly jump in nearly eight years in April, but there are still plenty of danger signs for the U.S. housing market. Home sales appear likely to head upward this summer, potentially to levels not seen since… Continue Reading Pending home sales rise 6.7 percent in April

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Existing home sales up 2%

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WASHINGTON (AP) – Sales of previously occupied homes rose modestly from March to April as buyers who were brave enough to dive into the market took advantage of prices that were 15.4 percent below year-ago levels.The National Association of Realtors said Wednesday that home sales rose 2.9 percent to an annual rate of 4.68 million… Continue Reading Existing home sales up 2%

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