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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. Home Price Growth Brakes In April

Washington (AFP) — U.S. home price gains slowed sharply in April, providing fresh evidence of a weakness in the housing market recovery, the S&P Case-Shiller index showed Tuesday. The 20-city index of home prices rose at an annual rate of 10.8 percent in April, following the 12.4 percent growth rate posted for March. Month-over-month, the […]

June 24, 2014

U.S. New Home Sales Hit Six-Year High

Washington (AFP) — Sales of new homes in the United States in May hit their highest pace since the market crashed six years ago, as the industry pulls out of the winter lull. Sales picked up to an annual pace of 504,000 units, compared to a 425,000-unit pace in April, and were nearly 17 percent […]

June 24, 2014