Sunday, May 28, 2017

US Home Sales

This Wednesday, April 12, 2017, photo shows a home for sale, in Natick, Mass. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)

BY JOSH BOAK WASHINGTON (AP) — Americans purchased homes in March at the fastest pace in over a decade, a strong start to the traditional spring buying season. Sales of existing homes climbed 4.4 percent last month to a seasonally ...
In this Monday, Feb. 27, 2017, photo, real estate signs mark the lots near one of the new homes for sale in a development for new homes in Cranberry Township, Butler County, Pa. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)

BY JOSH BOAK WASHINGTON (AP) — Americans retreated from buying existing homes in February, a pullback after sales in January had surged to the fastest pace in a decade. But over the past 12 months, sales are up solidly. Sales ...
This Tuesday, May 24, 2016, file photo shows a home for sale in Andover, Massachusetts. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola, File)

BY JOSH BOAK WASHINGTON (AP) — Americans bought homes in October at the fastest pace in nearly decade, helped out by low mortgage rates that have since started to climb following the presidential election of Donald Trump. The National Association ...

BY JOSH BOAK WASHINGTON (AP) — Home sales plunged sharply in November, as buyers faced rising prices and new regulations that might have delayed some closings. The National Association of Realtors said Tuesday that sales of existing homes collapsed 10.5 ...
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