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Sales of New Homes Advance to Four-Month High

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U.S. new-home sales increased in March to a four- month high, mainly reflecting a surge in the West, and upward revisions to prior months showed stronger first-quarter demand than previously estimated, according to government data released April 24.

Katia Dmitrieva | Bloomberg News
April 24, 2018
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Existing-Home Sales Rise as Properties Draw Quick Bids

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Sales of previously owned U.S. homes rose to a four-month high as buyers, fueled by a solid job market and tax cuts, quickly snapped up the limited number of available properties, National Association of Realtors data showed April 23.

Katia Dmitrieva | Bloomberg News
April 23, 2018
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Pending Home Sales Increase for First Time in Three Months

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A gauge of signed contracts to purchase previously-owned U.S. homes increased in February for the first time in three months, highlighting uneven progress in the industry, according to data released March 28 from the National Association of Realtors in Washington.

Sho Chandra | Bloomberg News
March 28, 2018
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New-Home Sales Cool for Third Month as Prices Surge

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Sales of new U.S. homes fell for a third straight month and supply swelled to the highest since 2009, suggesting that surging prices are increasingly deterring buyers, according to government data released March 23.

Katia Dmitrieva | Bloomberg News
March 23, 2018
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Pending Home Sales Gauge Falls to Lowest Since 2014

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A gauge of contracts to purchase previously-owned U.S. homes unexpectedly declined in January to a more than three-year low, reflecting a shortage of inventories and rising mortgage rates, according to data released Feb. 28 from the National Association of Realtors in Washington.

Sho Chandra | Bloomberg News
February 28, 2018
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Sales of New Homes Fall to Lowest Level Since August

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U.S. sales of new homes unexpectedly fell in January to the lowest level since August as borrowing costs rose and winter weather depressed demand, according to government data released Feb. 26.

Sho Chandra | Bloomberg News
February 26, 2018
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Sales of Existing Homes Unexpectedly Fell in January

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Sales of previously owned U.S. homes unexpectedly fell in January to a four-month low, indicating a shortage of available properties is increasingly hindering the real-estate industry, a National Association of Realtors report showed Feb. 21.

Sho Chandra | Bloomberg News
February 21, 2018
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Pending Home Sales Rise as Economic Gains Drive Demand

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A measure of contract signings to buy existing U.S. homes rose in December for a third month, giving sales some momentum at the start of 2018, according to data released Jan. 31 by the National Association of Realtors.

Shelly Hagan | Bloomberg News
January 31, 2018
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New-Home Sales Unexpectedly Jump to Highest Since 2007

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U.S. purchases of new homes unexpectedly surged in September to the highest level in a decade as activity accelerated in the South after hurricanes Harvey and Irma, according to government data Oct. 25.

Sho Chandra | Bloomberg News
October 25, 2017
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New-Home Sales Cool, Supply Jumps as Storms Strike South

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A second straight decline in purchases of new U.S. homes, combined with downward revisions for prior months, show a tepid market as results begin to be clouded by the fallout from Hurricanes Harvey and Irma, according to government data Sept. 26.

Sho Chandra | Bloomberg News
September 26, 2017

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