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Existing-Home Sales Decline as Supply Drops to Record Low

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Sales of previously-owned U.S. homes fell in December for the first time in four months, as the market struggles with record-low supply and rising prices, figures from the National Association of Realtors showed Jan. 24

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January 24, 2018
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Homeownership Rate Rises for Second Time This Year

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The U.S. homeownership rate rose for the second time this year as improving employment drove demand for property purchases.

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October 31, 2017
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Drop in September Home Starts Reflects Slump in South

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A larger-than-forecast decline in U.S. new- home construction reflected the weakest pace of building in the South since October 2015, showing the fallout from hurricanes Harvey and Irma, according to government figures Oct. 18.

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October 18, 2017
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Home-Price Index Sees Largest Jump in 7 Years

Home prices in 20 major U.S. cities rose in October by the most in 20 years, according to Standard & Poor’s.

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December 31, 2013
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Existing Homes Sales Decline for Third Month

Existing home sales declined 4.3% for the third consecutive month in November to the lowest level of the year, the National Association of Realtors said Dec. 19.

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December 19, 2013
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New Home Sales Rise 2.1% to Five-Year High

New home sales rose 2.1% to an almost five-year high in May, the Commerce Department reported Tuesday.

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June 25, 2013
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Existing Home Sales Rise to Highest Level Since 2009

Existing home sales rose 4.2% in May to the highest level in three-and-a-half years, the National Association of Realtors said Thursday.

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June 20, 2013
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New Home Sales Rise to Match Two-Year High

New home sales rose 3.6% in July to match a two-year high, the Commerce Department said Thursday.

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August 23, 2012
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Existing Home Sales Rise to Highest Level Since May

Existing home sales rose for a fourth straight month in January, reaching the highest level since May, the National Association of Realtors said Wednesday.

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February 22, 2012
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Homebuilder Index Reaches Highest Level Since 2007

Confidence among U.S. homebuilders climbed more than anticipated in February to the highest level since May 2007, pointing to an improving outlook for construction, Bloomberg reported Wednesday.

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February 15, 2012

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