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Planning To Sell Your House? Then Declutter — Now!

For those contemplating selling your house and moving to an independent- or assisted-living facility or retirement home, start planning now.

August 29, 2015

U.S. Pending Home Sales Slip In June

Washington (AFP) — U.S. pending home sales slipped in June, the first decline after three months of gains, the National Association of Realtors said Monday. The NAR’s pending home sales index fell 1.1 percent in June to 102.7. The decline in the forward-looking indicator, which is based on contract signings, was modestly stronger than analysts’ […]

July 28, 2014

U.S. Existing-Home Sales Leap To Eight-Month High

Washington (AFP) — Sales of existing U.S. homes in June hit the highest level in eight months as home price gains slowed to “more welcoming levels,” the National Association of Realtors said Tuesday. Sales of existing homes, the majority of the U.S. housing market, climbed 2.6 percent to an annual rate of 5.04 million in […]

July 22, 2014

New-Home Sales Tumble In March; Prices Rise

By Andrew Khouri, Los Angeles Times New home sales plunged in March, another sign the spring home-buying season has started with a whimper. Sales of recently built single-family homes fell 14.5 percent from February to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 384,000, the Commerce Department said Wednesday. Sales dropped 13.3 percent compared with March 2013. […]

April 23, 2014

U.S. Pending Home Sales Fall Again In February

Washington (AFP) — U.S. pending home sales continued to sag in February, declining for the eighth straight month amid higher prices and higher mortgage rates, the National Association of Realtors said Thursday. The NAR pending home sales index, based on contract signings, fell to 93.9 last month from 94.7 in January. February’s level was the […]

March 27, 2014