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The Columbus Dispatch
Home sales, prices in area rose sharply in Aprildriven by a convincing jump in the Midwest, where home prices are most affordab
Home sales, prices in area rose sharply in April
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 3 days ago
driven by a convincing jump in the Midwest, where home prices are most affordable, sales activity overall was at a healthy pace last month,” said Lawrence Yun, chief economist of the National Association of Realtors. jweiker@dispatch.com @JimWe... Read more
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The St. Augustine Record
National Realtor Mid-Year Conventiona wide variety of services. The next day began with a presentation of the resi
National Realtor Mid-Year Convention
The St. Augustine Record / Posted 4 days ago
a wide variety of services. The next day began with a presentation of the residential issues and trends forum, hosted by Lawrence Yun, NAR’s chief economist. His research and statistical data and graphs are always on point. He was looking at... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
The housing crisis is great news for Americasales kept their momentum in April, rising 1.7% at a seasonally adjusted annual
The housing crisis is great news for America
Stamford Advocate / Posted 4 days ago
sales kept their momentum in April, rising 1.7% at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 5.45 million. NAR chief economist Lawrence Yun said that the biggest gains were in the most affordable Midwest — indicative of where the activity really... Read more
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Connecticut Post
The housing crisis is great news for Americasales kept their momentum in April, rising 1.7% at a seasonally adjusted annual
The housing crisis is great news for America
Connecticut Post / Posted 4 days ago
sales kept their momentum in April, rising 1.7% at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 5.45 million. NAR chief economist Lawrence Yun said that the biggest gains were in the most affordable Midwest — indicative of where the activity really... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
The housing crisis is great news for Americasales kept their momentum in April, rising 1.7% at a seasonally adjusted annual
The housing crisis is great news for America
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 4 days ago
sales kept their momentum in April, rising 1.7% at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 5.45 million. NAR chief economist Lawrence Yun said that the biggest gains were in the most affordable Midwest — indicative of where the activity really... Read more
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Business Insider
The housing crisis is great news for Americasales kept their momentum in April, rising 1.7% at a seasonally adjusted annual
The housing crisis is great news for America
Business Insider / Posted 4 days ago
sales kept their momentum in April, rising 1.7% at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 5.45 million. NAR chief economist Lawrence Yun said that the biggest gains were in the most affordable Midwest — indicative of where the activity really... Read more
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Newsmax
Existing Home Sales Rise for Second Straight Monthmillion in April from March, but was down 3.6 percent compared to a year ago.
Existing Home Sales Rise for Second Straight Month
Newsmax / Posted 4 days ago
million in April from March, but was down 3.6 percent compared to a year ago. "Housing shortage is still present," said Lawrence Yun, NAR's chief economist. At April's sales pace, it would take 4.7 months to clear the stock of homes on the... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
US existing home sales rise for second straight month, inventory still tightmillion in April from March, but was down 3.6 percent compared to a year ago.
US existing home sales rise for second straight month, inventory still tight
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 4 days ago
million in April from March, but was down 3.6 percent compared to a year ago. "Housing shortage is still present," said Lawrence Yun, NAR's chief economist. At April's sales pace, it would take 4.7 months to clear the stock of homes on the... Read more
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Market Watch
Existing home sales rise 1.7% to top forecasts as demand stays strong1.7% in the West, the most expensive. “People are pausing given the recent str
Existing home sales rise 1.7% to top forecasts as demand stays strong
Market Watch / Posted 4 days ago
1.7% in the West, the most expensive. “People are pausing given the recent strong run-up in prices,” NAR Chief Economist Lawrence Yun said. The median price rose to $232,500 in April, up 6.3% compared to the same period in 2015. At the current... Read more
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Reuters
U.S. existing home sales rise for second straight month, inventory still tightmillion in April from March, but was down 3.6 percent compared to a year ago.
U.S. existing home sales rise for second straight month, inventory still tight
Reuters / Posted 4 days ago
million in April from March, but was down 3.6 percent compared to a year ago. "Housing shortage is still present," said Lawrence Yun, NAR's chief economist. At April's sales pace, it would take 4.7 months to clear the stock of homes on the... Read more
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CNBC
Existing home sales rise for 2nd month, inventory still tightmillion in April from March, but was down 3.6 percent compared to a year ago.
Existing home sales rise for 2nd month, inventory still tight
CNBC / Posted 4 days ago
million in April from March, but was down 3.6 percent compared to a year ago. "Housing shortage is still present," said Lawrence Yun, NAR's chief economist.At April's sales pace, it would take 4.7 months to clear the stock of homes on the... Read more
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FOX Business
April Existing Home Sales Rise More Than Expectedmillion in April from March, but was down 3.6 percent compared to a year ago.
April Existing Home Sales Rise More Than Expected
FOX Business / Posted 4 days ago
million in April from March, but was down 3.6 percent compared to a year ago. "Housing shortage is still present," said Lawrence Yun, NAR's chief economist. At April's sales pace, it would take 4.7 months to clear the stock of homes on the... Read more
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FOX Business
April Existing Home Sales Rise More Than Expectedmillion in April from March, but was down 3.6 percent compared to a year ago.
April Existing Home Sales Rise More Than Expected
FOX Business / Posted 4 days ago
million in April from March, but was down 3.6 percent compared to a year ago. "Housing shortage is still present," said Lawrence Yun, NAR's chief economist. At April's sales pace, it would take 4.7 months to clear the stock of homes on the... Read more
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KING5 Seattle
As rents keep rising, more investors turn landlordsbecome landlords right now is because they like the income potential, says Nati
As rents keep rising, more investors turn landlords
KING5 Seattle / Posted 5 days ago
become landlords right now is because they like the income potential, says National Association of Realtors chief economist Lawrence Yun. “Rents have been rising, hovering near six- or seven-year-high levels, and are seeing close to 3.5% growth... Read more
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Anderson Independent-Mail
Home sales steady, but slower than national average$224,300 in March, up from $210,000 a year ago. In a release from the National
Home sales steady, but slower than national average
Anderson Independent-Mail / Posted 5 days ago
$224,300 in March, up from $210,000 a year ago. In a release from the National Association of Realtors, chief economist Lawrence Yun said steadily rising rental prices have not the expected impact on home sales among first-time... Read more
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WXIA-TV Atlanta
As rents keep rising, more investors turn landlordsbecome landlords right now is because they like the income potential, says Nati
As rents keep rising, more investors turn landlords
WXIA-TV Atlanta / Posted 5 days ago
become landlords right now is because they like the income potential, says National Association of Realtors chief economist Lawrence Yun. “Rents have been rising, hovering near six- or seven-year-high levels, and are seeing close to 3.5% growth... Read more
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WTSP-TV Tampa
As rents keep rising, more investors turn landlordsbecome landlords right now is because they like the income potential, says Nati
As rents keep rising, more investors turn landlords
WTSP-TV Tampa / Posted 5 days ago
become landlords right now is because they like the income potential, says National Association of Realtors chief economist Lawrence Yun. “Rents have been rising, hovering near six- or seven-year-high levels, and are seeing close to 3.5% growth... Read more
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WLTX-TV Columbia
As rents keep rising, more investors turn landlordsbecome landlords right now is because they like the income potential, says Nati
As rents keep rising, more investors turn landlords
WLTX-TV Columbia / Posted 5 days ago
become landlords right now is because they like the income potential, says National Association of Realtors chief economist Lawrence Yun. “Rents have been rising, hovering near six- or seven-year-high levels, and are seeing close to 3.5% growth... Read more
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WLBZ Bangor
As rents keep rising, more investors turn landlordsbecome landlords right now is because they like the income potential, says Nati
As rents keep rising, more investors turn landlords
WLBZ Bangor / Posted 5 days ago
become landlords right now is because they like the income potential, says National Association of Realtors chief economist Lawrence Yun. “Rents have been rising, hovering near six- or seven-year-high levels, and are seeing close to 3.5% growth... Read more
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13 WMAZ Macon
As rents keep rising, more investors turn landlordsbecome landlords right now is because they like the income potential, says Nati
As rents keep rising, more investors turn landlords
13 WMAZ Macon / Posted 5 days ago
become landlords right now is because they like the income potential, says National Association of Realtors chief economist Lawrence Yun. “Rents have been rising, hovering near six- or seven-year-high levels, and are seeing close to 3.5% growth... Read more
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WZZM 13 Grand Rapids
As rents keep rising, more investors turn landlordsbecome landlords right now is because they like the income potential, says Nati
As rents keep rising, more investors turn landlords
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids / Posted 5 days ago
become landlords right now is because they like the income potential, says National Association of Realtors chief economist Lawrence Yun. “Rents have been rising, hovering near six- or seven-year-high levels, and are seeing close to 3.5% growth... Read more
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Bankrate.com
Mortgage Rates Mixed - 30 Year Rate 3.76%Association of Realtors recently characterized as "relentless supply constraint
Mortgage Rates Mixed - 30 Year Rate 3.76%
Bankrate.com / Posted 5 days ago
Association of Realtors recently characterized as "relentless supply constraints." In a statement, NAR Chief Economist Lawrence Yun says the U.S. housing market "continues to expand at a moderate pace" even though home prices are rising in some... Read more
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KTHV Little Rock
As rents keep rising, more investors turn landlordsbecome landlords right now is because they like the income potential, says Nati
As rents keep rising, more investors turn landlords
KTHV Little Rock / Posted 5 days ago
become landlords right now is because they like the income potential, says National Association of Realtors chief economist Lawrence Yun. “Rents have been rising, hovering near six- or seven-year-high levels, and are seeing close to 3.5% growth... Read more
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NorthWest Cable News
As rents keep rising, more investors turn landlordsbecome landlords right now is because they like the income potential, says Nati
As rents keep rising, more investors turn landlords
NorthWest Cable News / Posted 5 days ago
become landlords right now is because they like the income potential, says National Association of Realtors chief economist Lawrence Yun. “Rents have been rising, hovering near six- or seven-year-high levels, and are seeing close to 3.5% growth... Read more
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KGW Channel 8 Portland
As rents keep rising, more investors turn landlordsbecome landlords right now is because they like the income potential, says Nati
As rents keep rising, more investors turn landlords
KGW Channel 8 Portland / Posted 5 days ago
become landlords right now is because they like the income potential, says National Association of Realtors chief economist Lawrence Yun. “Rents have been rising, hovering near six- or seven-year-high levels, and are seeing close to 3.5% growth... Read more
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First Coast News
As rents keep rising, more investors turn landlordsbecome landlords right now is because they like the income potential, says Nati
As rents keep rising, more investors turn landlords
First Coast News / Posted 5 days ago
become landlords right now is because they like the income potential, says National Association of Realtors chief economist Lawrence Yun. “Rents have been rising, hovering near six- or seven-year-high levels, and are seeing close to 3.5% growth... Read more
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KENS 5 San Antonio
As rents keep rising, more investors turn landlordsbecome landlords right now is because they like the income potential, says Nati
As rents keep rising, more investors turn landlords
KENS 5 San Antonio / Posted 5 days ago
become landlords right now is because they like the income potential, says National Association of Realtors chief economist Lawrence Yun. “Rents have been rising, hovering near six- or seven-year-high levels, and are seeing close to 3.5% growth... Read more
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KTVB Boise
As rents keep rising, more investors turn landlordsbecome landlords right now is because they like the income potential, says Nati
As rents keep rising, more investors turn landlords
KTVB Boise / Posted 5 days ago
become landlords right now is because they like the income potential, says National Association of Realtors chief economist Lawrence Yun. “Rents have been rising, hovering near six- or seven-year-high levels, and are seeing close to 3.5% growth... Read more
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WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth
As rents keep rising, more investors turn landlordsbecome landlords right now is because they like the income potential, says Nati
As rents keep rising, more investors turn landlords
WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth / Posted 5 days ago
become landlords right now is because they like the income potential, says National Association of Realtors chief economist Lawrence Yun. “Rents have been rising, hovering near six- or seven-year-high levels, and are seeing close to 3.5% growth... Read more
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5KSDK St. Louis
As rents keep rising, more investors turn landlordsbecome landlords right now is because they like the income potential, says Nati
As rents keep rising, more investors turn landlords
5KSDK St. Louis / Posted 5 days ago
become landlords right now is because they like the income potential, says National Association of Realtors chief economist Lawrence Yun. “Rents have been rising, hovering near six- or seven-year-high levels, and are seeing close to 3.5% growth... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
As rents keep rising, more investors turn landlordsbecome landlords right now is because they like the income potential, says Nati
As rents keep rising, more investors turn landlords
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted 5 days ago
become landlords right now is because they like the income potential, says National Association of Realtors chief economist Lawrence Yun. “Rents have been rising, hovering near six- or seven-year-high levels, and are seeing close to 3.5% growth... Read more
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KVUE-TV Austin
As rents keep rising, more investors turn landlordsbecome landlords right now is because they like the income potential, says Nati
As rents keep rising, more investors turn landlords
KVUE-TV Austin / Posted 5 days ago
become landlords right now is because they like the income potential, says National Association of Realtors chief economist Lawrence Yun. “Rents have been rising, hovering near six- or seven-year-high levels, and are seeing close to 3.5% growth... Read more
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KREM.com Spokane
As rents keep rising, more investors turn landlordsbecome landlords right now is because they like the income potential, says Nati
As rents keep rising, more investors turn landlords
KREM.com Spokane / Posted 5 days ago
become landlords right now is because they like the income potential, says National Association of Realtors chief economist Lawrence Yun. “Rents have been rising, hovering near six- or seven-year-high levels, and are seeing close to 3.5% growth... Read more
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WCSH 6 Portland
As rents keep rising, more investors turn landlordsbecome landlords right now is because they like the income potential, says Nati
As rents keep rising, more investors turn landlords
WCSH 6 Portland / Posted 5 days ago
become landlords right now is because they like the income potential, says National Association of Realtors chief economist Lawrence Yun. “Rents have been rising, hovering near six- or seven-year-high levels, and are seeing close to 3.5% growth... Read more
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Bankrate.com
What to expect from this week’s housing reportsof whether to rent or buy is a financial dilemma in many areas of the country,
What to expect from this week’s housing reports
Bankrate.com / Posted 8 days ago
of whether to rent or buy is a financial dilemma in many areas of the country, particularly cities where growth is robust. Lawrence Yun, chief economist with the National Association of Realtors, says rents, at a 7-year high, combined with gasoline... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Chattanooga sees highest number of new homes since before the recessionmortgages eased to 2.81 percent from 2.86 percent last week. In his midyear ec
Chattanooga sees highest number of new homes since before the recession
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 12 days ago
mortgages eased to 2.81 percent from 2.86 percent last week. In his midyear economic forecast released Thursday, Lawrence Yun, chief economist of the National Association of Realtors, forecast existing sales should finish 2016 at 5.4... Read more
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CBS News
Millennials struggling to put a roof over their headsown. "Young adults may have to find multiple roommates or else live with their
Millennials struggling to put a roof over their heads
CBS News / Posted 14 days ago
own. "Young adults may have to find multiple roommates or else live with their parents," predicted NAR Chief Economist Lawrence Yun. He pinpointed the trend in 2015 when rents rose at their highest pace in seven years, and home prices... Read more
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The Hill
Home prices ticked up in most metros during the first quarterand attractive mortgage rates below 4 percent spurred steady demand for home pu
Home prices ticked up in most metros during the first quarter
The Hill / Posted 15 days ago
and attractive mortgage rates below 4 percent spurred steady demand for home purchases in many local markets,” said Lawrence Yun, NAR chief economist. “Unfortunately, sales were somewhat subdued by supply and demand imbalances and broadly... Read more
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Market Watch
Home prices are up in nearly 9 out of 10 citiesyear ago. Tight supply and high prices are driving a wedge between housing hav
Home prices are up in nearly 9 out of 10 cities
Market Watch / Posted 15 days ago
year ago. Tight supply and high prices are driving a wedge between housing haves and have-nots, wrote NAR chief economist Lawrence Yun in a release. “Current homeowners in many metro areas — especially those who purchased a home immediately after... Read more
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Air Force Times
Troops buy bigger, costlier homes at younger ages, survey saysoptions for no-down-payment financing gives military home buyers “a deserving a
Troops buy bigger, costlier homes at younger ages, survey says
Air Force Times / Posted 18 days ago
options for no-down-payment financing gives military home buyers “a deserving advantage over their civilian peers,” said Lawrence Yun, chief economist for the National Association of Realtors, who conducted the survey. “Furthermore, their... Read more
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The Hill
Overnight Finance: Fed steady on rates; Dems rally behind retirement rulein plenty of areas, contract activity was fairly strong in a majority of market
Overnight Finance: Fed steady on rates; Dems rally behind retirement rule
The Hill / Posted 27 days ago
in plenty of areas, contract activity was fairly strong in a majority of markets in March," said NAR chief economist Lawrence Yun: http://bit.ly/21fCugG. HIGH PRAISE FOR STOCK OWNERSHIP PLANS: Lawmakers and current and former small-business... Read more
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Finance and Commerce
Pending home sales at highest level since Maya month or two after a contract is signed. Last month’s uptick came despite a
Pending home sales at highest level since May
Finance and Commerce / Posted 27 days ago
a month or two after a contract is signed. Last month’s uptick came despite a limited supply of homes on the market, said Lawrence Yun, chief economist for the Realtors. The housing market has been helped by low mortgage rates. The 30-year fixed... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
US pending home sales rise in Marchsupply deficiencies in plenty of areas, contract activity was fairly strong in
US pending home sales rise in March
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 27 days ago
supply deficiencies in plenty of areas, contract activity was fairly strong in a majority of markets in March," said Lawrence Yun, NAR chief economist, in a statement. "This spring's surprisingly low mortgage rates are easing some of the... Read more
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The Hill
Contract signings rose 1.4 percent in Marchsupply deficiencies in plenty of areas, contract activity was fairly strong in
Contract signings rose 1.4 percent in March
The Hill / Posted 27 days ago
supply deficiencies in plenty of areas, contract activity was fairly strong in a majority of markets in March,” said Lawrence Yun, NAR chief economist. “This spring’s surprisingly low mortgage rates are easing some of the affordability... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Pending home sales jump to their highest level in almost a yearsupply deficiencies in plenty of areas, contract activity was fairly strong in
Pending home sales jump to their highest level in almost a year
Stamford Advocate / Posted 27 days ago
supply deficiencies in plenty of areas, contract activity was fairly strong in a majority of markets in March,” Lawrence Yun, NAR chief economist said, adding that March's pending sales increase suggests a "solid beginning to the spring... Read more
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Silicon Valley
Number of contracts to buy homes at highest level since May 2015a month or two after a contract is signed. Last month's uptick came despite a
Number of contracts to buy homes at highest level since May 2015
Silicon Valley / Posted 27 days ago
a month or two after a contract is signed. Last month's uptick came despite a limited supply of homes on the market, said Lawrence Yun, chief economist for the Realtors. The housing market has been helped by low mortgage rates. The 30-year fixed... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Pending home sales jump to their highest level in almost a yearsupply deficiencies in plenty of areas, contract activity was fairly strong in
Pending home sales jump to their highest level in almost a year
Connecticut Post / Posted 27 days ago
supply deficiencies in plenty of areas, contract activity was fairly strong in a majority of markets in March,” Lawrence Yun, NAR chief economist said, adding that March's pending sales increase suggests a "solid beginning to the spring... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Pending home sales jump to their highest level in almost a yearsupply deficiencies in plenty of areas, contract activity was fairly strong in
Pending home sales jump to their highest level in almost a year
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 27 days ago
supply deficiencies in plenty of areas, contract activity was fairly strong in a majority of markets in March,” Lawrence Yun, NAR chief economist said, adding that March's pending sales increase suggests a "solid beginning to the spring... Read more
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Providence Business News
Pending sales of existing homes in U.S. rise more than forecastsupply deficiencies in plenty of areas, contract activity was fairly strong in
Pending sales of existing homes in U.S. rise more than forecast
Providence Business News / Posted 27 days ago
supply deficiencies in plenty of areas, contract activity was fairly strong in a majority of markets,” NAR chief economist Lawrence Yun said in a statement. “This spring’s surprisingly low mortgage rates are easing some of the affordability... Read more
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The Mercury News
Number of contracts to buy homes at highest level since May 2015a month or two after a contract is signed. Last month's uptick came despite a
Number of contracts to buy homes at highest level since May 2015
The Mercury News / Posted 27 days ago
a month or two after a contract is signed. Last month's uptick came despite a limited supply of homes on the market, said Lawrence Yun, chief economist for the Realtors. The housing market has been helped by low mortgage rates. The 30-year fixed... Read more
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