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Existing-home sales improve in September, eating up available inventory

Existing-home sales rose 7% on a monthly basis in September, reaching a seasonally-adjusted, annual rate of 6.29 million, the National Association ...

New-home construction subsides as supply-chain and labor problems persist

U.S. home builders started construction on homes at a seasonally-adjusted annual rate of 1.56 million in September, representing a 1.6% decrease fr...

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New home sales jump in August despite record prices

U.S. new-home sales increased 1.5% to an annual rate of 740,000, the government said Friday. The figure equates to how many homes would be sold ove...

Existing-home sales retreat in August as buyers wait for better prices

Existing-home sales dropped 2% to a seasonally-adjusted, annual rate of 5.88 million in August, the National Association of Realtors said Wednesday...

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New-home construction improves in August, driven by increase in multifamily building

U.S. home builders started construction on homes at a seasonally-adjusted annual rate of 1.62 million in August, representing a 3.9% increase from the previous month, the U.S. Census Bureau reported Tuesday. Compared with ...

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3 things that are causing home bidding wars

As home prices are near record lows, 7 in 10 home buyers still face bidding wars. Here's what you need to know about if you're looking for a home in this hot market.

Existing-home sales jump 2% in July as inventory of properties for sale grows

Existing-home sales rose 2% in July from the month prior, the National Association of Realtors reported Monday. Sales occurred at a seasonally-adjusted annual rate of 5.99 million. Compared to July 2020, sales were up 1.5%...