Archive for September, 2013


Pending Home Sales Constrained by Inventory, Higher Prices

U.S. fiscal risks hit dollar, cap share gainsReuters Concern over budget and debt negotiations in Washington weakened the dollar on Friday and kept a lid on gains in …

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Illinois Association of REALTORS® Fall Conference & Expo

WHEN: October 1-3, 2013 WHERE: Pheasant Run Resort, St. Charles, Ill. WASHINGTON, D.C. – September 26, 2013 – (RealEstateRama) — Members of the media are invited to attend the IAR Fall Conference Expo to meet with Illinois real estate professionals and REALTOR® association leaders and gain perspective on the market and industry trends. Media may attend […]

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Economy Watch: Existing Home Sales Rise, According to National Association of … – Multi

Sep. 20, 2013 By Dees Stribling, Contributing Editor The National Association of Realtors reported on Thursday that total existing home sales nationwide rose 1.7 percent to an annualized rate of 5.48 million units in August, compared with 5.39 million in July. Compared with a year ago, existing home sales are 13.2 percent higher. In fact, […]

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US house prices increase 1 percent in July

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Realty Network Group Releases Home Alert Technology

Realty Mobile Alerts “Realty Mobile Alerts is the next step in our evolution. We remain committed to leading real estate innovation in Northeastern Pennsylvania.” Clarks Summit, PA (PRWEB) September 26, 2013 The next big thing comes to the Abingtons: More consumers are beginning to rely on their mobile devices for real estate news, data, agents, […]

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Existing home sales jump in August, homebuilder earnings strong

Housing sales and starts outlook: August (Part 1 of 3) Existing home sales drop to a 5.48 million pace in August The National Association of Realtors (or NAR) reports existing home sales once a month. The seasonally adjusted number reports completed transactions in single-family homes, condominiums, townhomes, and co-ops. The report includes such data points […]

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NAR: Home Sales May Have Temporarily Peaked

Although existing home sales rose 1.7% on a seasonally adjusted basis in August, according to the National Association of Realtors (NAR), they may have temporarily “peaked” due to rising mortgage rates, its chief economist says. “Rising mortgage interest rates pushed more buyers to close deals, but monthly sales are likely to be uneven in the […]

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NAR: Existing Home Sales Reach 6-Year High

Existing home sales rose 1.7 percent to 5.48 million in August, reaching the highest level in six-and-a-half-years, according to the National Association of Realtors. Sales have also remained above year-ago levels for the past 48 months. The national median existing-home price in August was $212,100, up 14.7 percent from August 2012. It marks the 18th […]

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SF’s Patricia Pipkin named RANM Realtor of the Year

Santa Fe Realtor Patricia Pipkin has been named 2013 Realtor of the Year by the Realtors Association of New Mexico. CLARKE: Recipient of leadership award She received this award during the RANM Celebration Luncheon earlier this month at Sandia Resort and Casino in Albuquerque. The RANM Realtor of the Year is awarded annually to an […]

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Existing-home sales highest in more than six years

By Ruth Mantell, MarketWatch Sales of existing homes in August hit the highest pace in more than six years as buyers rushed to lock in mortgage rates before they rose any further, and annual price growth was the fastest since 2005, the National Association of Realtors reported Thursday. WASHINGTON (MarketWatch) — Sales of existing homes […]

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