US pending home sales fell in August

Business 09/27/18, 10:13

Pending home sales slipped in August as fewer Americans signed contracts to purchase a house, the fourth decline in the past five months.The National Association of Realtors says that its pending home sales index fell 1.8 percent last month to 104.2. This measure of contract signings has tumbled 2.3 percent ...

US new-home sales rose 3.5 percent in August

Business 09/26/18, 10:22

Sales of new U.S. homes climbed 3.5 percent in August, snapping a two-month decline as buying surged in the pricey Northeast and West housing markets.The Commerce Department said Wednesday that newly built homes sold at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 629,000 last month. Sales of new homes have advanced ...

US home prices rise at slowest pace in nearly a year

Business 09/25/18, 09:15

U.S. home prices rose in July at the slowest pace in 10 months as home sales have stumbled amid higher mortgage rates.The S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller 20-city home price index increased 5.9 percent in July compared with a year earlier, down from a 6.4 percent annual gain in July.Home prices are ...

US home sales were flat in August

Business 09/20/18, 10:15

U.S. sales of existing homes were unchanged in August, as a shortage of houses priced at less than $250,000 — a level considered to be affordable for the middle class — has become a drag on the real estate market.The National Association of Realtors said Thursday that homes sold last ...

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