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A house clearly marked for sale in Park Ridge, Illinois.

Do higher home prices mean the market is rebounding?

Mar 31, 2015
The answer is complicated, thanks to that basic economic rule: supply and demand.
Posted In: Housing, home sales
Fewer people are buying homes, and even less are putting their homes up for sale.

Existing home sales report reveals caution

Mar 23, 2015
Existing home sales report shows cautious homeowners and home buyers.
Posted In: Housing, home sales, housing crisis

Recovery in new home sales a boost for the economy

Dec 27, 2012
Many of the new homes being sold now were planned years ago. Finally demand has returned, in part because first-time buyers are being outbid by investors for bargain foreclosure sales.
Posted In: Housing, home sales, construction

It's a seller's market

Mar 30, 2012
Home sales in popular neighborhoods are up sharply as the economy continues its slow-but-steady recovery.
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Housing market gets good news

Feb 27, 2012
Home sales jumped 8% last month. Those numbers and better than expected quarterly sales in home improvement supplies could mean some long-awaited relief for the housing market.
Posted In: Housing, home sales, real estate, construction

New-home sales tank in 2011

Dec 23, 2011
This year may go on record as the worst for new-home sales since anyone started keeping record.
Posted In: home sales, construction, interest rates

To rent or not to rent -- that is the question

Dec 23, 2010
Mark Zandi of Moody's Analytics has released a list of 55 U.S. cities organized according to how cost effective it is to rent a home, rather than...
Posted In: cities, home prices, home sales, Housing, recession, rent

MID-DAY UPDATE: June new home sales rebound 24 percent ...

Jul 26, 2010
/**/ ...And they're STILL at the second-lowest level on record. So there must be plenty of new houses on the market, right? Nope -- fewest i...
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