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Government, Business

Home Sales Fall in December; Price Growth at Six-Year Low

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U.S. home sales slumped in December, while prices inched up slightly, marking the smallest annual increase since the end of the last housing crash in 2012, according to data from brokerage Redfin.

Prashant Gopal | Bloomberg News
January 16, 2019
Government, Business

October Home Sales Rise 1.4%, Snap Six-Month Losing Streak

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WASHINGTON — U.S. home sales rose in October, breaking a six-month losing streak. But sales remain down from a year ago, hurt by rising interest rates.

Paul Wiseman | AP Economics Writer
November 21, 2018
Government, Business

US Home Sales Fell in September to Slowest Pace in Three Years

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WASHINGTON — U.S. home sales fell for the sixth straight month in September, a sign that housing has increasingly become a weak spot for the economy.

Christopher Rugaber | AP Economics Writer
October 19, 2018
Government

US Home Sales Flat in August

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WASHINGTON — Sales of existing homes were unchanged in August, as a shortage of houses priced at less than $250,000 — a level considered to be affordable for the middle class — has become a drag on the real estate market.

Josh Boak | The Associated Press
September 20, 2018
Government, Business

US Pending Home Sales Fall in July Amid 'Overheated' Markets

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An index measuring contracts to buy previously owned U.S. homes unexpectedly declined in July, signaling that buyers are balking at higher prices and a lack of choices in some regions, according to data released Aug. 29 from the National Association of Realtors in Washington.

Katia Dmitrieva | Bloomberg News
August 29, 2018
Business

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
Business

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
Business

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
Business

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
Business

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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