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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.
Rising Home Prices Create Affordability Issues for Homebuyers
Tight inventory pushed home prices up in most U.S. metro areas. That?s good news for homesellers, but bad news for buyers struggling to afford a home.
Weather Slows Home Sales in December 2013
Cold and snow kept home shoppers out of the market in December.
Home Sales Hit 7-Year High
Home sales surged in 2013 even as prices continued to rise in all regions of the country.
Pending-Home Sales Edge Up in November 2013
More positive conditions suggest stable environment for sales and prices in 2014.
U.S. Home Prices Rise, Fewer Houses Sell in November 2013
Homes are selling at higher prices than a year ago, but tight credit, low inventory, and rising interest rates are holding back sales.
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Number of Homes Under Contract Expected to Level Out
Pending-home sales slid in October 2013 and will likely continue to fall as we head into 2014.
October Existing-Home Sales Cool, But Low Inventory Drives Prices Up
The median home price rose by double digits compared with October 2012, but with buyer demand outstripping homeowners? willingness to sell, fewer home sales are closing.
Home Prices Rise in Most Metro Areas in 2013
Median home prices are up nearly 13% from last year.
Rising Interest Rates Slow Home Sales in September 2013
Existing-Home Sales Fall in September as Prices Continue to Rise
Tight Inventory Leads to Fewer Home-Sale Contracts in August 2013
Home buyers in many U.S. housing markets are competing for a limited supply of for-sale homes and lender rules that make it tough to get a mortgage.
August Best Month for Home Sales in 6 Years
Home buyers came off the sidelines in August 2013, but too few homeowners want to sell.