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A "sold" sign outside a home under construction last fall in Peoria, Ill.
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January 25, 2013 There were an estimated 367,000 new homes sold last year, up 19.9 percent from the 306,000 sold in 2011. The dip in December isn't being seen as a sign that the recovery has gone off track.
December 27, 2012 Many Americans appear to be worried about what will happen to the economy if the federal government goes over the so-called fiscal cliff, the Conference Board reports. But there's also good news: The housing sector continues to recover.
A sign of the times at a building site in Ohio earlier this year.
John Kuntz /The Plain Dealer /Landov
October 24, 2012 The pace of sales was up 5.7 percent in September vs. August, and was 27.1 percent higher than in September 2011. Today's news is further evidence that the housing sector is on the rebound.
Model homes at a new development in Millbrae, Calif., earlier this year.
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September 26, 2012 While the pace of sales barely changed, the median price was up 11.2 percent. It's another sign of a recovering housing sector.
October 26, 2011 The pace is still down slightly from a year ago.
September 26, 2011 The report underscores the weakness of the housing market. Sales have fallen four straight months and are at a six-month low.
February 24, 2011 Bad weather was a factor, but the report also signals that the housing industry's longer-term problems also continue.
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