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New-Home Sales Fall More Than Expected

Mike Kane/Bloomberg News

A larger-than-forecast decline in new-home purchases in April from the strongest pace in almost a decade indicates a pause in demand in the midst of the busy spring selling season, government data showed May 23.

Michelle Jamrisko | Bloomberg News
May 23, 2017
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Optimism for Sales Prospects Propels Homebuilder Sentiment

Luke Sharrett/Bloomberg News

More confidence among U.S. home builders this month shows the industry remains optimistic that demand will keep growing in the face of rising property values, according to data May 15 from the National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo.

Patricia Laya | Bloomberg News
May 15, 2017
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New-Home Sales Unexpectedly Rise to Highest Since July

Daniel Acker/Bloomberg News

Purchases of new U.S. homes unexpectedly increased in March to an eight-month high, indicating housing demand remained strong at the start of the spring buying season, Commerce Department data showed April 25.

Patricia Laya | Bloomberg News
April 25, 2017
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Sales of Existing Homes Rise to Fastest Pace in a Decade

Daniel Acker/Bloomberg News

Sales of previously owned U.S. homes rose more than forecast in March to the fastest pace in a decade, signaling sustained momentum in the housing market despite higher prices and scarce supply, a report from the National Association of Realtors showed April 21

Sho Chandra | Bloomberg News
April 21, 2017
Business

Homebuilder Sentiment Cools From Almost 12-Year High

Mark Elias/Bloomberg News

Confidence among U.S. home builders cooled in April after jumping a month earlier to the highest level since mid-2005, according to data released April 17 from the National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo.

Michelle Jamrisko | Bloomberg News
April 17, 2017
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Pending Sales of Existing Homes Rise Most Since 2010

Ron Antonelli/Bloomberg News

Contracts to buy previously owned U.S. homes jumped in February by the most since July 2010, according to figures released March 30 by the National Association of Realtors in Washington.

Patricia Laya | Bloomberg News
March 29, 2017
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New-Home Sales Climb to Seven-Month High in February

Luke Sharrett/Bloomberg News

Purchases of new homes increased in February to a seven-month high, indicating the effects of the recent rise in borrowing costs on the U.S. residential real estate market have been modest.

Michelle Jamrisko | Bloomberg News
March 23, 2017
Business

Sales of Previously Owned Homes Fell 3.7% in February

Ty Wright/Bloomberg News

Sales of previously owned U.S. homes declined in February after rising a month earlier to the highest level in a decade, according to figures released March 22 by the National Association of Realtors in Washington.

Patricia Laya | Bloomberg News
March 22, 2017
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Homebuilder Confidence Rises to Highest Since June 2005

Luke Sharrett/Bloomberg News

Confidence among U.S. homebuilders is the strongest since the mid-2000s housing boom as sales prospects improve despite rising mortgage rates, according to data March 15 from the National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo.

Austin Weinstein | Bloomberg News
March 15, 2017
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Pending Purchases of Existing Homes Unexpectedly Decline

Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg News

Contracts to buy previously owned U.S. homes unexpectedly declined in January as higher mortgage rates, elevated prices and a limited number of listings pushed the index to a one-year low, according to figures released Feb. 27 from the National Association of Realtors in Washington.

Patricia Laya | Bloomberg News
February 27, 2017

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