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Greater Baltimore Board of Realtors’ new executive VP, all about helping Realtors

This week, the Greater Baltimore Board of Realtors announced that Dwayne Carte was hired as the new executive vice president of the 3,400-member nonprofit. Carte, 47, is a Realtor and a national motivational speaker and business coach from Minneapolis. He ...

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Pending home sales in U.S. fall for third straight month

WASHINGTON — The number of Americans who signed contracts to buy homes fell for the third straight month in September after the spring-and-summer peak buying season failed to entice new buyers. The National Association of Realtors said Thursday that its ...

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Rate on 30-year fixed mortgage slips to 4.11%

WASHINGTON — The average rate on the 30-year fixed mortgage was nearly unchanged this week after rising sharply last week. Freddie Mac said Thursday that the rate on the 30-year loan edged down to 4.11 percent from 4.12 percent last ...

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Sales of previously occupied homes fell in September

WASHINGTON — The number of Americans who bought previously occupied homes fell in September. Home sales are on pace to match last year’s dismal figures — the worst in 13 years. The National Association of Realtors said Thursday that home ...

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Foreclosures drive sales of previously owned homes

WASHINGTON — The number of Americans who bought previously occupied homes rose in August. But the sales were driven by an increase in foreclosures, a sign that home prices could fall further next year and slow a housing recovery. The ...

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U.S. home sales jump 7.7 pct. as foreclosures rise

WASHINGTON — The number of Americans who bought previously occupied homes rose in August. But sales were driven by an increase in foreclosures, evidence the housing market remains weak. The National Association of Realtors says home sales rose 7.7 percent ...

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Contracts to buy homes fell 1.3 percent in July

WASHINGTON — The number of Americans who signed contracts to buy homes fell in July, further evidence that the depressed housing market remains a drag on the economy. The National Association of Realtors said Monday that its index of sales ...

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Contracts to buy homes rose in June for 2nd month

WASHINGTON — The number of Americans who signed contracts to buy homes rose for a second month in June. But the gain was not enough to signal a rebound in the weak housing market. The National Association of Realtors says ...

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Home sales on pace for worst showing in 14 years

WASHINGTON — Halfway through 2011, people are buying homes at the weakest pace in 14 years. Sales of previously occupied homes fell in June for a third straight month to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 4.77 million homes, the ...

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