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  1. Slip, Slide, Decrease. Pending Home Sales ‘Unexpectedly’ Slip

    Pending Home Sales Slip in June. Headwinds (supply shortages, flat wages, and tight credit) impede full sales potential. Continue reading

  2. Slip, fall through the floor. New-Home Sales Collapse in June

    New-Home Sales Down 8.1 Percent in June. Fall to 406k from 504k in May Continue reading

  3. Optimism rises. Builder Sentiment Surges in July

    NAHB: July Builder Confidence surged 4 points to 53. First time builder sentiment above the 50 benchmark since January Continue reading

  4. Basketball Rebound! Pending Home Sales Rebound in May

    Pending Home Sales Rebound in May. Largest MoM Gain Since April ’10; Still 5.2 percent Below May ’13. Lower Mortgage Rates and Increased Inventory Credited for Push. Continue reading

  5. New Home Sales: Increase New-Home Sales Rise 18.6 Percent in May

    New-Home Sales Up 18.6 Percent in May. Still 63% Below Pre-Crisis Highs. Continue reading

  6. Back Yard Fireworks - Thrill or Threat? Inventory Gains Help Warm Existing-Home Sales in May

    Existing-home sales warmed in May buoyed by inventory gains to help curb soaring price growth, according to the National Association of Realtors®. Continue reading

  7. Party's Over Pending Home Sales Lethargic in April

    Pending Home Sales Edge Up in April, Well Short of Expectations. This is the 7th Monthly Skid in a row for declining Annual sales. The 0.4% rise missed month-over-month expectations of 1.0%. Continue reading

  8. Pogo Stick - Rebound S&P/Case-Shiller: Homes Prices End Four Month Skid

    Home Prices Gain Ground in March According to S&P/Case-Shiller Home Price Indices. Warmer weather credited for Americans on a buying binge, but student loan debt keeps first time buyers on sidelines. Continue reading

  9. Falling rates, prices. Fixed Mortgage Rates Remain at Six Month Low

    Fixed Mortgage Rates movement marginally lower on sparse economic news. Continue reading