Items Tagged with 'pending sales'


  • Pending home sales plunge 9.2% in April

    So much for that post-winter, pent-up demand
    Pending home sales for the month of April plummeted 9.2% compared to April 2013, the National Association of Realtors reported Thursday. This compounds other bad news that the GDP shrank 1% in the first quarter.
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  • Northwest sales hinge on one key problem

    …And the solution doesn’t seem to be coming soon
    Tight inventory supply is holding back the housing recovery in the Northwest as brokers report rising prices on fewer sales in March. What’s worse: the future does not look to be too much better.
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  • Florida frenzy

    Investor appetite fuels Florida housing recovery

    Will the rally lead to a healthy transition?
    Roughly 50% of single-family unit transactions are cash in Florida, evidence that there’s a significant role for investors in the recovery, specifically hedge funds and private equity firms. But how do you transition to a normalized market once the investors suck housing dry?
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