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November Pending Home Sales Rise Again

December 28, 2012: 

Pending home sales increased in November for the third straight month and reached the highest level in two-and-a-half years, according to the National Association of Realtors®.

Home Prices Rose in October

December 27, 2012: 

U.S. home prices in October were up 4.3 percent from a year ago, according to the Standard & Poor's/Case-Shiller index.

NAR Weighs Measure for Buyer Foot Traffic

December 27, 2012: 

NAR is working on developing a national index to measure the number of visits to houses for sale from prospective buyers.

Fannie: Housing Market Staying Resilient

December 21, 2012: 

Uncertainties over the looming fiscal cliff are restraining consumer and business confidence, but the housing market is staying resilient, Fannie Mae researchers report.

November Existing-Home Sales, Prices Continue Rise

December 21, 2012: 

Existing-home sales and home prices continued to rise in November, producing the ninth consecutive monthly year-over-year price gain. Low inventory is responsible for the rising prices.

November Existing-Home Sales and Prices Maintain Uptrend

December 20, 2012: 

Existing-home sales continued to improve in November with low inventory supply pressuring home prices, according to the National Association of Realtors®.

13 Reasons to Look Forward to 2013

December 19, 2012: 

When we look back on 2012 a long time from now, it may be viewed as the first year of the recovery, the year in which real estate reversed its course and moved in a more positive direction.

The Fiscal Cliff: What it Means for Real Estate

December 11, 2012: 

Chief Economist Lawrence Yun and Economist Danielle Hale discuss the Fiscal Cliff and what it means for the world of real estate.

Neighborhood Quality Most Important to Buyers

December 11, 2012: 

For the past several years, the top factor influencing where a buyer purchased a home has been the quality of the neighborhood.

Fiscal Cliff: What's at Stake for Real Estate

December 11, 2012: 

If Congress doesn't act, foreclosures will rise, home values will drop, and the FHA could get hit with another set of bad loans.