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US existing home sales rose 1.1 percent in March

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WASHINGTON — U.S. sales of existing homes increased 1.1 percent on a monthly basis in March, which suggests that buyers are undeterred by the dwindling number of properties available on the market. The National Association of Realtors said Monday that ...

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Snowstorm hampers Maryland housing markets

A sign on a house in Paterson Park indicates that it sold. (File)

Sales of homes in Maryland’s metropolitan area increased in January, but a snowstorm slowed the markets. In the Baltimore metro, year-over-year figures showed market sales rose by 16.1 percent, median prices increased 4.8 percent and inventory declined by 4.7 percent, ...

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Homebuilder sentiment slips in December

A sold sign sits in front of a new home development under construction in Nashville, Tenn.  (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)

U.S. homebuilders are feeling slightly less confident about their sales prospects in coming months, though they remain positive overall that the housing market will continue to improve next year. The National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo builder sentiment index released ...

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