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Homes Selling at Fastest Pace Since Boom

While homes are certainly selling faster, double digit price gains are not considered healthy, especially when wage growth is nowhere near that. At some point buyers will hit the wall, unable to afford the homes they want. (Read More: US … Continue reading

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Pending Home Sales Surge to Five Year High

Buyers are coming back to the housing market in ever greater numbers, as an industry index measuring contracts to purchase existing homes surged 5.2 percent in October from September. The monthly gauge of pending home sales from the National Association … Continue reading

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Pending Home Sales Barely Budge in September

In a sign of a still struggling housing market, signed contracts to buy existing homes were essentially flat in September from August, edging up just 0.3 percent according to a monthly index from the National Association of Realtors. The index … Continue reading

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Is There a Housing Shortage?

It’s hard to imagine, given that the nation’s housing market is still digging itself out of an epic foreclosure crisis, that there just are not enough homes available to buy. That, apparently, is the case, according to the National Association … Continue reading

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Pending Home Sales Fall in June Due to ‘Fewer Listings’

Home buyers signed fewer contracts to buy existing homes in June, despite renewed optimism in the overall housing recovery. The pending home sales index from the National Association of Realtors fell 1.4 percent from May. It is up 9.5% from … Continue reading

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