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Deseret News
The actual and predicted financial fallout of Brexit for Americarates come as a result of doubts that Americans can pay off higher rates, thank
The actual and predicted financial fallout of Brexit for America
Deseret News / Posted 9 hours ago
rates come as a result of doubts that Americans can pay off higher rates, thanks to factors foreign and domestic, said Lawrence Yun, chief economist at the National Association of Realtors, to the Washington Post. Nothing solid has... Read more
12h
Detroit Free Press
How Brexit could impact the U.S. housing market[a] less attractive place to set up offices to conduct global business,” Nation
How Brexit could impact the U.S. housing market
Detroit Free Press / Posted 12 hours ago
[a] less attractive place to set up offices to conduct global business,” National Association of Realtors chief economist Lawrence Yun says. “Therefore, demand for U.S. real estate could rise if global investors view America as open to global... Read more
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FOX Business
Here's How The Brexit Could Impact The U.S. Housing Market[a] less attractive place to set up offices to conduct global business, Nationa
Here's How The Brexit Could Impact The U.S. Housing Market
FOX Business / Posted 14 hours ago
[a] less attractive place to set up offices to conduct global business, National Association of Realtors chief economist Lawrence Yun says. Therefore, demand for U.S. real estate could rise if global investors view America as open to global... Read more
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14h
FOX Business
Here's How The Brexit Could Impact The U.S. Housing Market[a] less attractive place to set up offices to conduct global business, Nationa
Here's How The Brexit Could Impact The U.S. Housing Market
FOX Business / Posted 14 hours ago
[a] less attractive place to set up offices to conduct global business, National Association of Realtors chief economist Lawrence Yun says. Therefore, demand for U.S. real estate could rise if global investors view America as open to global... Read more
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14h
Chicago Tribune
Brexit could push mortgage rates to historic lows3.7 percent, nearly a three-year low. Britain's vote to leave the European Unio
Brexit could push mortgage rates to historic lows
Chicago Tribune / Posted 14 hours ago
3.7 percent, nearly a three-year low. Britain's vote to leave the European Union is expected to drive rates even lower. Lawrence Yun, chief economist at the National Association of Realtors, said the low interest rates indicate low confidence in... Read more
16h
Orange County Register
Brexit could push mortgage rates to historic lows3.7 percent, nearly a three-year low. Britain’s vote to leave the European Unio
Brexit could push mortgage rates to historic lows
Orange County Register / Posted 16 hours ago
3.7 percent, nearly a three-year low. Britain’s vote to leave the European Union is expected to drive rates even lower. Lawrence Yun, chief economist at the National Association of Realtors, said the low interest rates indicate low confidence in... Read more
2d
WestportNow
Repeat Buyers Moving Marketthe trend at the first level, and each subsequent tier could easily be consider
Repeat Buyers Moving Market
WestportNow / Posted 2 days ago
the trend at the first level, and each subsequent tier could easily be considered a move-up range from the previous one. Lawrence Yun, chief economist for the National Association of Realtors said, “This spring’s sustained period of ultra-low... Read more
2d
The Register NorthJersey.com
Home sales climb in May to the highest level since before the recessionlack of supply is “severely limiting choices and pushing prices out of reach fo
Home sales climb in May to the highest level since before the recession
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 2 days ago
lack of supply is “severely limiting choices and pushing prices out of reach for plenty of prospective first-time buyers,” Lawrence Yun, NAR chief economist, said in a statement. And prices overall remain below the levels of the housing boom a... Read more
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Morningstar
Existing-home sales rise to nine-year high in Maythan a year ago. While it's often said that real estate is about "location, lo
Existing-home sales rise to nine-year high in May
Morningstar / Posted 2 days ago
than a year ago. While it's often said that real estate is about "location, location, location," NAR Chief Economist Lawrence Yun told reporters that "affordability, affordability, affordability" is the market's new mantra. At the current... Read more
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The Hill
Existing home sales in May hit highest pace in nearly a decadehomeowners realizing the equity they’ve accumulated in recent years and finally
Existing home sales in May hit highest pace in nearly a decade
The Hill / Posted 2 days ago
homeowners realizing the equity they’ve accumulated in recent years and finally deciding to trade-up or downsize,” said Lawrence Yun, NAR chief economist. “With first-time buyers still struggling to enter the market, repeat buyers using the... Read more
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Market Watch
Existing-home sales rise to nine-year high in Maythan a year ago. While it’s often said that real estate is about “location, lo
Existing-home sales rise to nine-year high in May
Market Watch / Posted 2 days ago
than a year ago. While it’s often said that real estate is about “location, location, location,” NAR Chief Economist Lawrence Yun told reporters that “affordability, affordability, affordability” is the market’s new mantra. At the current... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
More older Americans becoming rentershas no urge to move. Still, most boomers are not regarding housing much differ
More older Americans becoming renters
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 3 days ago
has no urge to move. Still, most boomers are not regarding housing much differently than the generation before them, said Lawrence Yun, economist for the National Association of Realtors. The number of boomers renting is impressive simply because... Read more
11d
The Columbian
Survey: Student loan debt hurting housing marketexpect that delay to last longer than five years. “Americans are concerned abo
Survey: Student loan debt hurting housing market
The Columbian / Posted 11 days ago
expect that delay to last longer than five years. “Americans are concerned about this widening inequality” of wealth, said Lawrence Yun, NAR chief economist. “One of the contributors is that the homeownership rate is at a 50-year low. For most... Read more
11d
CNBC
71% of those with student debt say it delays homeownership: Surveyneeded to buy a single-family home — reported that student debt is hurting thei
71% of those with student debt say it delays homeownership: Survey
CNBC / Posted 11 days ago
needed to buy a single-family home — reported that student debt is hurting their ability to save for a down payment," said Lawrence Yun, the Realtors' chief economist. "Along with rent, a car payment and other large monthly expenses that can... Read more
14d
The Washington Times
Military vs. civilian home-buying trendsdelinquent and homes in foreclosure rate is 2.78% versus 3.44% for non-VA loans
Military vs. civilian home-buying trends
The Washington Times / Posted 14 days ago
delinquent and homes in foreclosure rate is 2.78% versus 3.44% for non-VA loans,” according to NAR chief economist Lawrence Yun. Other noteworthy takeaways from the “Veterans & Active Military Home Buyers and Sellers Profile”: * The... Read more
16d
Connecticut Post
Telltale signs of real estate still unevendriving this demand is just the fundamentals of … exceptionally low mortgage ra
Telltale signs of real estate still uneven
Connecticut Post / Posted 16 days ago
driving this demand is just the fundamentals of … exceptionally low mortgage rates and job creation,” said Lawrence Yun, chief economist of the National Association of Realtors, in an online interview accompanying the NAR report.... Read more
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Darien News-Review
Telltale signs of real estate still unevendriving this demand is just the fundamentals of … exceptionally low mortgage ra
Telltale signs of real estate still uneven
Darien News-Review / Posted 16 days ago
driving this demand is just the fundamentals of … exceptionally low mortgage rates and job creation,” said Lawrence Yun, chief economist of the National Association of Realtors, in an online interview accompanying the NAR report.... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Telltale signs of real estate still unevendriving this demand is just the fundamentals of … exceptionally low mortgage ra
Telltale signs of real estate still uneven
Stamford Advocate / Posted 16 days ago
driving this demand is just the fundamentals of … exceptionally low mortgage rates and job creation,” said Lawrence Yun, chief economist of the National Association of Realtors, in an online interview accompanying the NAR report.... Read more
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17d
Pleasanton Weekly
California no longer on national Realtors choice list for millennial buyersLawrence Yun, NAR's chief economist, said that although millennials have made u
California no longer on national Realtors choice list for millennial buyers
Pleasanton Weekly / Posted 17 days ago
Lawrence Yun, NAR's chief economist, said that although millennials have made up the largest share of buyers for three consecutive years, sales to first-time buyers and the homeownership rate for young adults under the age of 35 remain depressed at... Read more
21d
ajc.com
Atlanta falls behind in luring millennialslag when it comes to home-buying, but while they’re saving for a down-payment,
Atlanta falls behind in luring millennials
ajc.com / Posted 21 days ago
lag when it comes to home-buying, but while they’re saving for a down-payment, they face steep rents, said Lawrence Yun, NAR’s chief economist. “However, for those currently living in or looking to move to a more affordable part of... Read more
22d
Bankrate.com
30-Year Fixed Mortgage Rate Falls To 3.81%that pending sales rose 5.1% in April to the highest level since February 2006.
30-Year Fixed Mortgage Rate Falls To 3.81%
Bankrate.com / Posted 22 days ago
that pending sales rose 5.1% in April to the highest level since February 2006. In a statement, NAR Chief Economist Lawrence Yun said more contracts were signed despite rising home prices and limited supplies of for-sale homes. Related... Read more
23d
The Advocate
Low oil prices cast shadow over Baton Rouge real estatemiddle of all these multibillion-dollar projects,” he said. “The Mississippi Ri
Low oil prices cast shadow over Baton Rouge real estate
The Advocate / Posted 23 days ago
middle of all these multibillion-dollar projects,” he said. “The Mississippi River is not going to go dry.” RETAIL MARKET: Lawrence Yun, chief economist and senior vice president of research for the National Association of Realtors, said declining... Read more
23d
Pleasanton Weekly
Military home buyers purchase at younger ages, buy larger, more expensive homesresult, they typically bought a larger home that cost more than those purchased
Military home buyers purchase at younger ages, buy larger, more expensive homes
Pleasanton Weekly / Posted 23 days ago
result, they typically bought a larger home that cost more than those purchased by both non-military buyers and veterans. Lawrence Yun, NAR chief economist, said young active-service buyers (ages 18-35) bought homes at a far greater rate (51%)... Read more
28d
Pleasanton Weekly
Vacation home sales retreat while investment sales leapfrom over 2,000 U.S. adults who purchased a residential property in 2015, and e
Vacation home sales retreat while investment sales leap
Pleasanton Weekly / Posted 28 days ago
from over 2,000 U.S. adults who purchased a residential property in 2015, and exclude institutional investment activity. Lawrence Yun, NAR chief economist, said vacation sales took a sizable step back in 2015, but still came in at the second... Read more
29d
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Pending home sales highest in 10 yearsaffordability stresses and inventory squeezes affecting buyers in a number of m
Pending home sales highest in 10 years
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 29 days ago
affordability stresses and inventory squeezes affecting buyers in a number of markets," the association's chief economist Lawrence Yun said in a statement. "The building momentum from the over 14 million jobs created since 2010 and the prospect of... Read more
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29d
TribLIVE
Roundup: Pending US home sales highest since 2006; Microsoft, Facebook team to build undersea Internet cable; moremonth in the West and 6.8 percent in the South. The Midwest, down 0.6 percent,
Roundup: Pending US home sales highest since 2006; Microsoft, Facebook team to build undersea Internet cable; more
TribLIVE / Posted 29 days ago
month in the West and 6.8 percent in the South. The Midwest, down 0.6 percent, was the only region to register a drop. Lawrence Yun, NAR chief economist, credited long-term mortgage rates that remain below 4 percent and steady job growth, which... Read more
29d
The Hill
GOP faces dilemma on spending bills | CEOs push Congress on tax rules | Trump talks energythis spring, even with the affordability stresses and inventory squeezes affect
GOP faces dilemma on spending bills | CEOs push Congress on tax rules | Trump talks energy
The Hill / Posted 29 days ago
this spring, even with the affordability stresses and inventory squeezes affecting buyers in a number of markets," said Lawrence Yun, NAR chief economist. Vicki Needham breaks it down: http://bit.ly/1sdswRa. NIGHTCAP: Donald Trump looking sad... Read more
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29d
WCYB 5 Tri-Cities
National realtor association economist: "It's a good time to buy"compared to the national recovery. But there are plenty on the market at a goo
National realtor association economist: "It's a good time to buy"
WCYB 5 Tri-Cities / Posted 29 days ago
compared to the national recovery. But there are plenty on the market at a good price and mortgage rates are low. Lawrence Yun said, “It's both a buyer's and seller’s market. For the seller, they do not have to make a rush decision. For... Read more
29d
Stamford Advocate
STOCKS DO NOTHING: Here's what you need to know (DIA, SPX, SPY, QQQ, IWM, XHB, TWLO)for a 0.7% increase. This report brought the number of homes under contract to
STOCKS DO NOTHING: Here's what you need to know (DIA, SPX, SPY, QQQ, IWM, XHB, TWLO)
Stamford Advocate / Posted 29 days ago
for a 0.7% increase. This report brought the number of homes under contract to the highest level in a decade. In a release Lawrence Yun, chief economist for the National Association of Realtors, said, "The building momentum from the over 14 million... Read more
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29d
Connecticut Post
STOCKS DO NOTHING: Here's what you need to know (DIA, SPX, SPY, QQQ, IWM, XHB, TWLO)for a 0.7% increase. This report brought the number of homes under contract to
STOCKS DO NOTHING: Here's what you need to know (DIA, SPX, SPY, QQQ, IWM, XHB, TWLO)
Connecticut Post / Posted 29 days ago
for a 0.7% increase. This report brought the number of homes under contract to the highest level in a decade. In a release Lawrence Yun, chief economist for the National Association of Realtors, said, "The building momentum from the over 14 million... Read more
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29d
Hartford Courant
Pending U.S. Home Sales Hit Highest Level Since February 2006month in the West, 6.8 percent in the South and 1.2 percent in the Northeast. I
Pending U.S. Home Sales Hit Highest Level Since February 2006
Hartford Courant / Posted 29 days ago
month in the West, 6.8 percent in the South and 1.2 percent in the Northeast. In the Midwest, sales dipped 0.6 percent. Lawrence Yun, NAR chief economist, credited long-term mortgage rates that remain below 4 percent and steady job growth, which... Read more
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29d
San Francisco Chronicle
STOCKS DO NOTHING: Here's what you need to know (DIA, SPX, SPY, QQQ, IWM, XHB, TWLO)for a 0.7% increase. This report brought the number of homes under contract to
STOCKS DO NOTHING: Here's what you need to know (DIA, SPX, SPY, QQQ, IWM, XHB, TWLO)
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 29 days ago
for a 0.7% increase. This report brought the number of homes under contract to the highest level in a decade. In a release Lawrence Yun, chief economist for the National Association of Realtors, said, "The building momentum from the over 14 million... Read more
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29d
Ventura County Star
Pending US home sales hit highest level since February '06month in the West, 6.8 percent in the South and 1.2 percent in the Northeast. I
Pending US home sales hit highest level since February '06
Ventura County Star / Posted 29 days ago
month in the West, 6.8 percent in the South and 1.2 percent in the Northeast. In the Midwest, sales dipped 0.6 percent. Lawrence Yun, NAR chief economist, credited long-term mortgage rates that remain below 4 percent and steady job growth, which... Read more
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29d
Finance and Commerce
Pending U.S. home sales hit highest level in a decademonth in the West, 6.8 percent in the South and 1.2 percent in the Northeast. I
Pending U.S. home sales hit highest level in a decade
Finance and Commerce / Posted 29 days ago
month in the West, 6.8 percent in the South and 1.2 percent in the Northeast. In the Midwest, sales dipped 0.6 percent. Lawrence Yun, NAR chief economist, credited long-term mortgage rates that remain below 4 percent and steady job growth, which... Read more
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29d
Los Angeles Times
Pending U.S. home sales hit highest level since 2006climbed 11.4% last month in the West, 6.8% in the South and 1.2% in the Northea
Pending U.S. home sales hit highest level since 2006
Los Angeles Times / Posted 29 days ago
climbed 11.4% last month in the West, 6.8% in the South and 1.2% in the Northeast. In the Midwest, sales slipped 0.6%. Lawrence Yun, chief economist for the Realtors group, credited long-term mortgage rates that remain below 4% and steady job... Read more
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29d
The Columbus Dispatch
Pending US home sales hit highest level since February 2006month in the West, 6.8 percent in the South and 1.2 percent in the Northeast. I
Pending US home sales hit highest level since February 2006
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 29 days ago
month in the West, 6.8 percent in the South and 1.2 percent in the Northeast. In the Midwest, sales dipped 0.6 percent. Lawrence Yun, NAR chief economist, credited long-term mortgage rates that remain below 4 percent and steady job growth, which... Read more
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Brandon Sun
Pending US home sales hit highest level since February '06month in the West, 6.8 per cent in the South and 1.2 per cent in the Northeast.
Pending US home sales hit highest level since February '06
Brandon Sun / Posted 29 days ago
month in the West, 6.8 per cent in the South and 1.2 per cent in the Northeast. In the Midwest, sales dipped 0.6 per cent. Lawrence Yun, NAR chief economist, credited long-term mortgage rates that remain below 4 per cent and steady job growth,... Read more
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29d
Stamford Advocate
Pending home sales spike to the best level in a decadeand rising prices are squeezing out buyers in some markets, there were more con
Pending home sales spike to the best level in a decade
Stamford Advocate / Posted 29 days ago
and rising prices are squeezing out buyers in some markets, there were more contract signings than expected, said Lawrence Yun, NAR chief economist. "The building momentum from the over 14 million jobs created since 2010 and the prospect... Read more
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29d
Connecticut Post
Pending home sales spike to the best level in a decadeand rising prices are squeezing out buyers in some markets, there were more con
Pending home sales spike to the best level in a decade
Connecticut Post / Posted 29 days ago
and rising prices are squeezing out buyers in some markets, there were more contract signings than expected, said Lawrence Yun, NAR chief economist. "The building momentum from the over 14 million jobs created since 2010 and the prospect... Read more
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29d
WFTV 9 Orlando
Pending US home sales hit highest level since February '06month in the West, 6.8 percent in the South and 1.2 percent in the Northeast. I
Pending US home sales hit highest level since February '06
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 29 days ago
month in the West, 6.8 percent in the South and 1.2 percent in the Northeast. In the Midwest, sales dipped 0.6 percent. Lawrence Yun, NAR chief economist, credited long-term mortgage rates that remain below 4 percent and steady job growth, which... Read more
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29d
San Francisco Chronicle
Pending home sales spike to the best level in a decadeand rising prices are squeezing out buyers in some markets, there were more con
Pending home sales spike to the best level in a decade
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 29 days ago
and rising prices are squeezing out buyers in some markets, there were more contract signings than expected, said Lawrence Yun, NAR chief economist. "The building momentum from the over 14 million jobs created since 2010 and the prospect... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Pending US home sales hit highest level since February '06month in the West, 6.8 percent in the South and 1.2 percent in the Northeast. I
Pending US home sales hit highest level since February '06
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 29 days ago
month in the West, 6.8 percent in the South and 1.2 percent in the Northeast. In the Midwest, sales dipped 0.6 percent. Lawrence Yun, NAR chief economist, credited long-term mortgage rates that remain below 4 percent and steady job growth, which... Read more
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29d
The Hill
Pending home sales hit 10-year high in Aprilthis spring even with the affordability stresses and inventory squeezes affecti
Pending home sales hit 10-year high in April
The Hill / Posted 29 days ago
this spring even with the affordability stresses and inventory squeezes affecting buyers in a number of markets,” said Lawrence Yun, NAR chief economist. “The building momentum from the over 14 million jobs created since 2010 and the prospect... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
Pending US home sales hit highest level since February '06month in the West, 6.8 percent in the South and 1.2 percent in the Northeast. I
Pending US home sales hit highest level since February '06
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 29 days ago
month in the West, 6.8 percent in the South and 1.2 percent in the Northeast. In the Midwest, sales dipped 0.6 percent. Lawrence Yun, NAR chief economist, credited long-term mortgage rates that remain below 4 percent and steady job growth, which... Read more
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29d
Market Watch
Pending home sales surge 5.1% to a 10-year high in Aprilmarket. New home sales surged 16.6% in April, the Commerce Department said Tues
Pending home sales surge 5.1% to a 10-year high in April
Market Watch / Posted 29 days ago
market. New home sales surged 16.6% in April, the Commerce Department said Tuesday. In a statement, NAR Chief Economist Lawrence Yun noted that buyer demand has been surprisingly resilient despite constrained inventory and higher prices. “Sales... Read more
29d
WFTV 9 Orlando
Pending US home sales hit highest level since February '06month in the West, 6.8 percent in the South and 1.2 percent in the Northeast. I
Pending US home sales hit highest level since February '06
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 29 days ago
month in the West, 6.8 percent in the South and 1.2 percent in the Northeast. In the Midwest, sales dipped 0.6 percent. Lawrence Yun, NAR chief economist, credited long-term mortgage rates that remain below 4 percent and steady job growth, which... Read more
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Salon.com
Pending US home sales hit highest level since February ’06month in the West, 6.8 percent in the South and 1.2 percent in the Northeast. I
Pending US home sales hit highest level since February ’06
Salon.com / Posted 29 days ago
month in the West, 6.8 percent in the South and 1.2 percent in the Northeast. In the Midwest, sales dipped 0.6 percent. Lawrence Yun, NAR chief economist, credited long-term mortgage rates that remain below 4 percent and steady job growth, which... Read more
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29d
CNBC
Pending home sales up 5.1 pct, highest level in a decadethis spring even with the affordability stresses and inventory squeezes affecti
Pending home sales up 5.1 pct, highest level in a decade
CNBC / Posted 29 days ago
this spring even with the affordability stresses and inventory squeezes affecting buyers in a number of markets," said Lawrence Yun, the National Association of Realtors' chief economist in a release. "The building momentum from the over 14... Read more
29d
FOX Business
Pending Home Sales Climbed to Highest Level in 10 Yearsat the end of April to its lowest level in more than a year, the Commerce Depar
Pending Home Sales Climbed to Highest Level in 10 Years
FOX Business / Posted 29 days ago
at the end of April to its lowest level in more than a year, the Commerce Department said Tuesday. NAR's chief economist Lawrence Yun said the spring buying season was even more robust than expected, given the "affordability stresses and... Read more
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29d
FOX Business
Pending Home Sales Climbed to Highest Level in 10 Yearsat the end of April to its lowest level in more than a year, the Commerce Depar
Pending Home Sales Climbed to Highest Level in 10 Years
FOX Business / Posted 29 days ago
at the end of April to its lowest level in more than a year, the Commerce Department said Tuesday. NAR's chief economist Lawrence Yun said the spring buying season was even more robust than expected, given the "affordability stresses and... Read more
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