October 21, 2013 Though sales edged down in September from August, they were still well above the pace of a year earlier. Much more will be learned about how the economy fared last month when data on jobs and unemployment are released Tuesday.
August 21, 2013 The increase pushed sales of previously owned homes to their highest level since November 2009. The data from the National Association of Realtors are another sign that the housing sector has bounced back.
May 22, 2013 The Fed chairman cautioned Wednesday that if interest rates were to start rising now, the economy could slump. Meanwhile, the National Association of Realtors said sales of existing homes rose — and would have been even stronger if not for tight inventory.
April 22, 2013 The housing sector has been one of the economy's bright spots, and economists expect that to continue. But they also say that until new-home construction catches up, the supply of homes for sale will remain tight.
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.