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New-Home Prices Soar to 5-Year High

September 27, 2012: 

As inventory remains at record lows, prices of new homes jumped a record-breaking 11.2 percent in August, the U.S. Census Bureau reported Wednesday.

Pending Home Sales Decline in August

September 27, 2012: 

After reaching a two-year peak, pending home sales fell in August but are at elevated levels compared with a year ago, according to the National Association of Realtors®.

Video: Pending Home Sales Down in August

September 27, 2012: 

NAR Chief Economist Lawrence Yun talks about pending home sales, which fell in August but are at elevated levels compared with a year ago.

Home Prices Continue to Rise Over Last Year's Levels

September 26, 2012: 

More housing reports were released on Tuesday showing home prices on the rise throughout the country.

We Can Do Better Than 12% Mobility

September 25, 2012: 

In the past 25 years, the mobility rate in America has steadily declined. Last year only 12 percent of the population moved, a troubling economic indicator.

On-the-Job Fatalities in Real Estate Fall in 2011

September 24, 2012: 

There was a 37 percent drop in fatal workplace injuries in real estate last year, new data shows.

Weigh In on Remodeling Pay-Off in Your Market

September 20, 2012: 

Every year, REALTORS® in markets across the country judge the effects of remodeling projects on sales prices for the Cost vs. Value Report, done in cooperation with Remodeling magazine. From now until Oct. 5, you could win $500 just for adding your voice to the survey.

Rentals Getting Too Pricey for Many

September 20, 2012: 

Rising rents are leading to a swelling number of people who are now spending at least half their income on rental fees.

Homebuilding Bounces Back in August

September 20, 2012: 

Construction on new homes is at its fastest pace in more than two years.

Video: August Existing-Home Sales and Prices Rise

September 19, 2012: 

NAR Chief Economist Lawrence Yun talks about August existing-home sales, which continued to improve, and the national median price, which rose on a year-over-year basis for the sixth straight month.

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