February 21, 2013 Sales were up more than 9 percent from a year ago. Realtors report that across much of the nation, would-be buyers are beginning to outpace the supply of homes.
January 22, 2013 The housing market continues to show signs that it's on the mend. Both sales and prices are up from a year ago.
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.
October 19, 2012 While the number of homes sold was down 1.7 percent from August, the median selling price has now risen for seven straight months. That hadn't happened since 2005-2006.
June 27, 2012 The 5.9 percent increase in pending home sales was well above expectations and matched their strongest pace in two years.
March 23, 2012 While down 0.9 percent in February from January, they were still up 8.8 percent from February 2011.
February 22, 2012 The news is being seen as another sign that the housing sector is getting healthier.
January 20, 2012 An estimated 4.26 million existing homes were sold last year, the National Association of Realtors says. Sales appeared to pick up in December, hitting an 11-month high.
December 21, 2011 While it says sales of existing homes rose 4 percent in November from October, the National Association of Realtors also reported today that there were about 2.9 million fewer homes sold from the start of 2007 through the end of 2010 than thought.
November 21, 2011 While sales were up 1.4 percent in October, so were the number of deals that fell through because of declined mortgage applications or other reasons.
September 21, 2011 Sales of existing homes rose 7.7 percent in August from July, the National Association of Realtors says.
July 20, 2011 There was an unusual increase in the number of canceled contracts, the National Association of Realtors says. It isn't yet known why cancellations rose, but tight credit may have been a factor.
June 29, 2011 There was an 8.2 percent increase in contract signings last month, the National Association of Realtors says.
April 20, 2011 But the pace remained well below the level of March 2010. And much of the growth was due to investors snapping up bargain-priced foreclosed homes.