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Sales of new US homes fell 3.4 percent in August (access required)

Sales of new U.S. homes slumped 3.4 percent in August, the second straight monthly decline. The Commerce Department said Tuesday that sales dropped to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 560,000. This followed a 5.5 percent decline in July. Still, ...

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Sales of new homes rebound in October (access required)

Sales of new homes recovered in October after suffering a steep drop in September, indicating that the housing market may be stabilizing. The Commerce Department says new-home sales climbed 10.7 percent last month to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of ...

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US new home sales fall sharply in September (access required)

Sales of new homes plunged sharply in September to the slowest pace in 10 months, as higher prices and slower overall economic growth weigh on the housing market. The Commerce Department said Monday that new-home sales slumped 11.5 percent last ...

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Sales of new homes rose 3.3 percent in April

WASHINGTON — Americans bought more new homes last month, the latest evidence that the U.S. housing market could be starting to recover. New-home sales increased 3.3 percent in April from March to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 343,000, the ...

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Contracts for homes across U.S. rose last month

WASHINGTON — An index that tracks the number of signed contracts to buy U.S. homes rose to its highest level in nearly two years last month, the latest sign the battered housing market is slowly improving. The National Association of ...

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