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Pending Home Sales Fall Just a Bit in August 2014
A drop in the number of investors buying homes and in the number of distressed homes on the market leads to a slight decline in the number of homes under contract in August.
Homebuyers Have More Choices in Many Markets
Low interest rates and an improving national job market combined to help more buyers move toward homeownership in July 2014.
Home Prices Still Rising, But Not As Quickly During Second Quarter
Pending Home Sales Dip in June
Tight credit and flat wage growth led to fewer homes going under contract in June 2014.
Housing Markets Moving in the Right Direction in June
Number of Homes Under Contract Soars in May 2014
Inspired by lower mortgage rates and a better selection of homes for sale, homebuyers streamed into the market in May.
Existing-Home Sales Heat Up in May
May?s homebuyers had more homes to choose from, but they may have had to pay more to get the home they wanted, as prices rose 5.1% last month.
Under-Contract Homes Up Slightly in April as Buyers Find More Choice
With more sellers putting their homes on the market and interest rates dipping slightly, the number of homes contracted to sell rose slightly in April 2014.
Homebuyers Have More Properties to Choose From in April
Existing-home sales rose in April 2014 as more sellers put their homes on the market, giving buyers across the U.S. more options.
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Home Price Increases Slow in Many U.S. Cities in First Quarter
The rate at which home prices are rising has slowed. That may not be great news for home sellers, but it sure helps homebuyers worried about affordability.
Spring Weather Lures Homebuyers into Market
Poll Finds Homeownership Trumps Gold, Stocks, and Savings Accounts
U.S. Home Sales Soft in March 2014
Although home prices rose, existing-home sales were slow in March by historical standards.
Vacation-Home Sales Surge in 2013
The vacation-home market bounced back big time in 2013.
February 2014 Pending Home Sales Continue Slide
Pending home sales are down from a year ago in all four U.S. regions.
February 2014 Existing-Home Sales Remain Subdued
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Homes Under Contract Hold Steady Despite Bad Weather, Tight Credit
Pending home sales remained unchanged in January despite tight credit and the polar vortex.
Home Prices Rise, Market Challenged by Tight Inventory
Home prices are rising in many U.S. markets, but headwinds from winter storms, tight inventory, tough credit standards, and rising mortgage interest rates continue to hold back sales.