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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.

Builder Confidence Bounces Back to 2006 Levels

September 19, 2012: 

Homebuilders haven't been this confident about sales, future sales, and buyer traffic since June 2006, which is right before the housing crisis took hold, a new index shows.

August Existing-Home Sales and Prices Rise

September 19, 2012: 

Existing-home sales continued to improve in September and the national median price rose on a year-over-year basis for the sixth straight month, according to the National Association of Realtors®.

Asking Prices on the Rise in These Metros

September 18, 2012: 

Realtor.com data indicates that the housing recovery, which began a year ago in Florida and has since spread to the West, is gaining more traction. Find out which markets have seen the largest increase in list prices.

Home Sales and Job Creation would Rise with Sensible Lending Standards

September 17, 2012: 

Survey findings and an analysis of historic credit scores and loan performance show that a return to safe and sound lending standards would boost home sales and add jobs.

Number of Improving Housing Markets Grows

September 11, 2012: 

More metro areas have seen an uptick in housing permits, employment, and home prices in the last six consecutive months, according to an improving markets index.

Latest Housing Affordability Index Offers Reassurance

September 7, 2012: 

The recent Existing Home Sales release published showed a 5th consecutive month of home prices higher than a year ago. What does this mean for affordability? The answer may surprise you.

More Housing Indexes Point to Pricing Rebound

September 5, 2012: 

Several housing indicators in recent months are all revealing something that buyers and sellers can no longer deny: Home prices are rising in most markets.

Housing Market Shows 'Sustainable' Improvement

September 5, 2012: 

The rebounding market has economists predicting that housing will likely add to economic growth this year for the first time in seven years.

Homes Selling More Quickly, Time on Market Down with Tighter Supplies

September 5, 2012: 

The typical amount of time it takes to sell a home is shrinking, and for traditional sellers is now in the range of historic norms for a balanced market.