A sign of the times at a building site in Ohio earlier this year.
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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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