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This MBA chart shows existing home turnover

But, what does it mean?
Brena Swanson
The latest charts in the Mortgage Bankers Association’s series puts existing-home sales into historical context. While the graph shows that housing markets are recovering, they still have a ways to go.
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June existing-home sales expected to rise 11% year-over-year

Auction.com forecast predicts big jump from 2014
Ben Lane
Coming on the heels of positive existing-home sales for May, existing-home sales in June are expected to rise sharply over last year’s total, according to Auction.com’s June Real Estate Nowcast. Is this a healthy summer buying season?
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Concerns lurk beneath the good news in May existing-home sales

The big one: Is it sustainable?
Trey Garrison
Existing-home sales increased in May to their highest pace in nearly six years, according to the National Association of Realtors. But what’s really behind the numbers and what do they mean?
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First-time buyers boost existing-home sales 5.1% in May

Strong activity focused in Northeast, all regions see gains
Trey Garrison
Welcome news for Realtors and the housing and mortgage finance industry: existing-home sales gained 5.1% in May and 9.2% annually. The biggest gains came in the Northeast. Want to know more?
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Existing home sales crater in April, falling 3.3%

Spring buying stalls out after strong March performance
Trey Garrison
After a surge in March, existing home sales have petered out like a wet firecracker. Existing home sales dropped 3.3% in April. What went wrong?
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2 reasons the housing market is underacheiving

Thoughts ahead of Thursday's NAR numbers
Mark Fleming
This graduation season, many an overachiever is excitedly entering the labor market with big expectations. First a job, then a rental household, most likely with a friend or two, and eventually, a homeowner? So,will the housing market also an overachiever this spring? It's not likely.
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Existing home sales to finish 2015 at record level

Housing starts struggle to keep up
Brena Swanson
Existing home sales are expected to finish the year at their highest level since 2006, according to the National Association of Realtors’ economic forecast. However, there are still several variables hanging in the balance that could change this.
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NAR: Tight inventory, demand push home prices higher in first quarter

Sales activity notably greater than 2015
Brena Swanson
Home prices continued their steady increase and pushed higher in many metros areas in the first quarter of 2015 due to stronger demand and tight inventory levels.
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Auction.com: April existing-home sales forecasted to continue rising

Pent-up demand boosts sales
Brena Swanson
Existing-home sales for April are forecasted to continue to increase. However, this time around, the increase might not be as grand.
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Existing home sales explode as spring homebuying season officially arrives

Surges to highest level in 18 months
Brena Swanson
Spring has indeed come in like a lion. In what should come as welcome news at a critical time of year, existing home sales exploded in March, hitting the highest level in 18 months.
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