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U.S. Home Prices Uptick 6% in Q4 Over Prior Year

According to the latest quarterly report by the National Association of Realtors (NAR), the majority of U.S. metropolitan areas experienced steady but slightly stronger price growth in the fourth quarter of 2014, behind a decline in housing sup...

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Pending home sales fell 3.7% in December

Home buying cooled in December, but is still stronger than it was a year ago.
A monthly index from the National Association of Realtors measuring signed contracts to buy existing homes fell 3.7 percent from a downwardly revised November readin...

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NAHB Predicts More Robust New Home Sales in 2015

According to economists speaking at the International Builders’ Show in Las Vegas this week, a strengthening labor market, low interest rates, improving mortgage availability and growing pent-up demand will help to significantly boost single-...

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Good Signs for Housing in 2015

Housing and jobs are strongly connected. When the economy is expanding, job creation promotes household formation, which in turn increases demand for rental and owner-occupied housing. Other economic drivers of housing include population growth...

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