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Home resales drop to nine-month low in September, down 5.6% from August

WASHINGTON — The number of Americans who signed contracts to buy existing homes fell in September to the lowest level in nine months. The decline reflects higher mortgage rates and home prices that have made purchases more costly. The National ...

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Existing home sales drop in September, slowing hot summer pace

WASHINGTON — Americans bought fewer existing homes in September than the previous month, held back by higher mortgage rates and rising prices. The National Association of Realtors said Monday that sales of resold homes fell 1.9 percent last month to ...

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Pending home sales fall for 3rd straight month

WASHINGTON — Fewer Americans signed contracts to buy U.S. homes in August, the third straight decline. The drop could mean that higher mortgage rates are starting to deter some buyers. The National Association of Realtors said Thursday that its seasonally ...

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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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Home sales dip but remain near 3½-year high

WASHINGTON — U.S. sales of previously occupied homes slipped in June to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 5.08 million but remain near a 3½-year high. The National Association of Realtors said Monday that sales fell 1.2 percent last month ...

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U.S. 30-year mortgage rate at 2-year high: 4.46 pct.

WASHINGTON — The average U.S. rate on a 30-year fixed mortgage surged this week to 4.46 percent, the highest in two years. The increase from a 3.93 percent average last week was the largest one-week jump in 26 years, according ...

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