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Home builders: Best in years and getting better

All but one region saw a gain in its three-month moving average on the NAHB index in August. The Midwest and West each posted six-point increases, to 60 and 57, respectively, while the South posted a four-point gain to 54 … Continue reading

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Depression Begone! Home Prices Set Record in April

(Read More: Home Builders Slow New Construction, Raise Prices) Concerns about rising mortgage rates, which spiked in to the mid-4 percent range in just the past week, have dampened expectations for home price gains this summer. Analysts also worry that … Continue reading

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Bay Area Housing Prices Take Big Jump

advertisement U.S. home prices jumped 10.9 percent in March compared with a year ago, the most since April 2006. A growing number of buyers are bidding on a tight supply of homes, driving prices higher and helping the housing market … Continue reading

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Home Builder Confidence Soars

Home builders have been hampered recently, due to lack of labor, land and supplies. As demand finally comes back to the housing market, many builders have had trouble meeting it; others have slowed production intentionally to take advantage of rising … Continue reading

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Home prices increased at a six-year high late in 2012, SF had second highest …

WASHINGTON — U.S. home prices accelerated in November compared with a year ago, pushed higher by rising sales and a tighter supply of available homes. The Standard Poor’s/Case-Shiller 20-city home price index rose 5.5 percent in November compared with the … Continue reading

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