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US home sales rebound slightly in February

US home sales rebound slightly in February

U.S. home sales picked up slightly in February but remain sluggish due to tight inventories, affordability problems and nasty winter weather.

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New home sales rise, housing recovery still on track

Sales of new single-family homes rose in March, indicating the housing market recovery remains on track.


Existing home sales touch three-year high

Home resales hit a three-year high in February and prices jumped, adding to signs of an acceleration in the housing market recovery, even though the supply of properties on the market increased.


Tight inventory slows US pending home sales

Pending Home Sales

A measure of Americans who signed contracts to buy homes fell last month after reaching a 2 1/2-year high in November. Sales were held back by a limited supply of available homes. The National Association of Realtors said Monday that its seasonally adjusted index for pending home sales dropped 4.3 percent in December from November to 101.7. That's still 6.9 percent higher than a year ago.


US new-home sales fell in Dec., sales for year up

Sales of new U.S. homes cooled off in December compared with November, but sales for the entire year were the best since 2009.


Pending home sales hit two-and-half year high in November


Contracts for U.S. home resales hit a 2-1/2-year high in November and factory activity in the Midwest expanded this month, suggesting some strength in the economy despite the threat of tighter fiscal policy.


US pending home sales jump to nearly a 6-year high

An index measuring the number of Americans who signed contracts to buy homes in October jumped to nearly its highest level in almost six years.


New home sales stagnant, casts shadow on housing

Housing Market

New single-family home sales fell slightly in October and the prior month's pace of sales was revised sharply lower, casting a small shadow over what has been one of the brighter spots in the U.S. economy.


October home sales hit 3-year high; prices up 17% year over year

Housing Market

The housing rebound stems from more people chasing fewer homes. Interest rates remain near record lows, luring buyers. And investors with cash have poured into the market.


Strong new home sales brighten housing picture

Housing Market

New U.S. single-family home sales surged in September to the highest level in nearly 2-1/2 years, further evidence the housing market recovery is gaining steam.


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