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Home sales hit 5.4M in July, highest since ’09

WASHINGTON — For the first time since 2009, previously occupied U.S. homes are selling at a pace associated with a healthy market. Sales jumped 6.5 percent in July to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 5.4 million, the National Association ...

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Realities of Real Estate – Old, young, buyers, sellers: the numbers (access required)

In an effort to better assist buyers and sellers of real estate, the National Association of Realtors regularly conducts a wide variety of surveys. One of the more recent is the 2013 study of Buyer and Seller Generational Trends. It’s chock full of data about how various age groups approach the process of buying and selling.

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Pending home sales reach 3-year high in March

WASHINGTON — The number of Americans who signed contracts to buy homes rose in March to the highest level in three years, pointing to higher sales this spring. The National Association of Realtors said Monday that its seasonally adjusted index ...

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Carmakers report strong June sales, easing worries

DETROIT — From mini cars to monster pickups, sales of vehicles charged higher in June and eased concerns that Americans would be turned off by slower hiring and other scary headlines. Automakers reported big gains over June of last year. ...

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