WASHINGTON — Fewer Americans signed contracts to buy previously occupied homes in December, suggesting a slowdown in real estate. Pending home sales fell to the lowest point since October 2011. The National Association of Realtors said its seasonally adjusted pending home sales index dropped 8.7 ...Read More »
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The National Association of Realtors appears to be giving U.S. Sen. Kay Hagan a helping hand in her re-election bid by mailing out fliers to select Charlotte neighborhoods. The association has sent out at least four glossy fliers thanking the ...
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While 2013 may have been a gangbusters year for the national housing market, December figures just released by the National Association of Realtors show sales growth petering out by year’s end. For all of 2013, the number of existing homes ...Read More »
Most people, including realtors, believe our slow but steady improvement in the real estate market is very encouraging. However, they are concerned about problems homebuyers encounter when trying to access their credit. Realtors expressed overall confidence in the market ...Read More »
In recent weeks, there has been a noticeable drop in home sales in certain areas. This has raised the level of concern of many consumers who think this is a trend that might spark another major downturn in the real ...Read More »
WASHINGTON — U.S. home prices barely rose in November from the previous month and year-over-year gains slowed, reflecting declines in sales in the fall. Real estate data provider CoreLogic said Tuesday that prices increased just 0.1 percent in November from ...Read More »
Pending home sales nationwide increased by 0.2 percent in November from October, according to a report by the National Association of Realtors. The association’s Pending Home Sales Index, a forward-looking indicator measuring signed contracts on existing home sales where a ...Read More »
WASHINGTON — Average U.S. rates for fixed mortgages crept higher this week but remained low by historical standards. Mortgage buyer Freddie Mac said Thursday that the rate on the 30-year loan increased to 4.48 percent from 4.47 percent last week. ...Read More »
For the first time in 29 months, total existing home sales fell from their year-ago levels in November, according to information provided by the National Association of Realtors. The seasonally adjusted November sales figure of 4.90 million units is 1.2 ...Read More »
The income required to purchase a median-priced home in today’s market depends largely on location and varies quite a bit across the country. In Cleveland, you could earn $22,000 a year and still afford a house, but in San Francisco, ...
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