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Pending Home Sales Plunge in December

Foreclosures Still Weighing on Market

Foreclosures Still Weighing on Market The chilling month of  December drove pending home sales to its lowest depths since October 2011. Winters are always slow for the housing industry. With temperatures dipping to decade-low levels in some parts of the ...

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Mortgage Rates, Home Sales and Prices on the Rise

Increasing Home Sales and Mortgage Rates

Existing Home Sales Climb Sales of previously occupied homes climbed in December, making 2013 the best year of the housing market since 2006. That despite the gradual rise in mortgage rates last year. According to the National Association of Realtors®, ...

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Real Estate Forecast for 2014

Real Estate Forecast for 2014

Last year was a stellar year for the housing market. Recovery was in full steam with home prices appreciating, sales skyrocketing, foreclosures declining and mortgage rates still within an affordable range. The trends upped builder and consumer confidence and unleashed ...

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Home Sales and Prices Increase, U.S. Housing Market to Improve in 2014

home sales - sales volume

Investors, Cash Buyers Continue to Drive Housing Recovery We are ending the year with some excellent news for the housing market. Home sales were up in November, and so were home prices. According to housing data firm RealtyTrac, U.S. residential ...

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