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US existing home prices sales up, reaching annual pace of five million

Wednesday, 23 July 2014
Existing home sales in the United States increased 2.5% in June and reached an annual pace of five million sales for the first time since October 2013, according to the latest index from the National Association of Realtors.
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US home values still got some way to go to reach prerecession levels

Monday, 21 July 2014
Home values in half of the 100 largest metro areas in the United States will not reach their pre-recession peak levels again for another three plus years, it is claimed.
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Property sales in Canada reach highest level since March 2010

Wednesday, 16 July 2014
Residential property sales in Canada increased by 0.8% in June compared to the previous month, the five monthly rise in a row, taking transactions to their highest level since March 2010.
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Canadian property prices set to rise 5.7% this year but flat in 2015

Tuesday, 08 July 2014
The Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA) has updated its forecast for home sales activity and prices for 2014 and 2015.
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US home prices up 8.8% annually and set to see 6% rise in next 12 months

Friday, 04 July 2014
Home prices in the United States increased by 8.8% year on year in May and are expected to rise 6% in the next 12 months, according to the latest index data from property analysis firm CoreLogic.
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More homes coming onto the market in the US, latest data shows

Thursday, 03 July 2014
After plunging throughout 2012 and for much of 2013, and rising only modestly through the beginning of this year, the number of new homes coming onto the market in the US surged in May.
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US pending home sales up sharply in May, latest NAR data shows

Wednesday, 02 July 2014
Pending home sales in the United States rose sharply in May, with lower mortgage rates and increased inventory accelerating the market, according to the latest data from the National Association of Realtors.
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Residential real estate sales in Canada jumped in May, latest data shows

Monday, 30 June 2014
Property sales nationwide in Canada recorded a sizeable month on month increase in May with growth of 5.9%, according to the latest data from the Canadian Real Estate Association.
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Strong sales growth for home sales in the US, says latest NAR report

Wednesday, 25 June 2014
Existing home sales in the US increased strongly in May and inventory gains continued to help moderate price growth, according to the latest monthly report from the National Association of Realtors.
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Not enough new homes being built in the US, especially at first time buyer level

Monday, 23 June 2014
New home construction activity is currently insufficient in most of the United States and some states could face persistent housing shortages and affordability issues unless housing starts increase to match up with local job creation.
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US sees sharp fall in homes being put up for sale in some key cities, index shows

Thursday, 19 June 2014
Residential real estate inventory in the United States is down for the fourth month in row and home values are also falling, the first decline in two years.
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US price growth slowing, according to latest S&P index

Monday, 09 June 2014
Residential real estate prices in 20 key American cities increased at a slower pace in the year to the end of March as the housing market began to weaken at the start of 2014.
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Home price growth in the US varies considerably according to location, latest data shows

Thursday, 05 June 2014
Home price growth in the United States has softened for a fifth consecutive month with values predicted to normalise in the 5% range by the end of this year.
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US median property sales up by 11% annually, biggest year on year uplift since 2012

Friday, 30 May 2014
Median sales prices in the United States increased by 4% month on month in April and 11% year on year, the biggest annual rise since the market bottomed in March 2012, according to the latest published data.
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US home sales down by 2% year on year, mainly due to fall in distressed sales

Friday, 23 May 2014
Overall home sales in the United States fell by 2% year on year in April last month but certain types saw sales rise, according to the latest real estate report from CoreLogic.
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Sales and prices in Miami residential real estate market up again

Wednesday, 14 May 2014
The Miami real estate market continued to experience rising sales and prices in the first quarter of 2014 due to increased demand from both foreign and domestic buyers, according to the latest report from the Miami Association of Realtors.
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Number of home buyers in US paying cash reaches a new high

Friday, 09 May 2014
The number of buyers in the US paying cash for properties has reached a new high with the latest figures showing that 42.7% of all residential sales were cash in the first quarter of the year.
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US home prices up over 11% nationwide year on year, latest data shows

Wednesday, 07 May 2014
Home prices across the United States, including distressed sales, increased 11.1% in March 2014 compared to the same time last year, the latest published data shows.
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US rental prices rising as demand for lettings remain strong, according to NAR survey

Tuesday, 06 May 2014
Demand for rental property in the United States remained strong in March, according to the latest index from the National Association of Realtors.
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Buying is better financially than renting for half of US metro areas, new research shows

Friday, 02 May 2014
Buying a home is a better financial decision than renting for US home buyers who plan to stay in their home for at least two years in half of metros, according to the first quarter Zillow breakeven horizon report.
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US pending home sales rise for first time in nine months

Wednesday, 30 April 2014
After months of stagnant activity, pending home sales in the United States increased in March, marking the first gain in the past nine months, according to the latest data from the National Association of Realtors.
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Sales prices for condos and family homes up again in Miami

Monday, 28 April 2014
Median sale prices again increased for both single family homes and condominiums in March in Miami, one of the US’s most dynamic housing markets that continues to attract investors and overseas buyers.
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US existing home sales flat and price growth slowing, latest NAR data shows

Friday, 25 April 2014
Existing home sales in the United States were essentially flat in March, while the growth in home prices moderated, according to the latest data from the National Association of Realtors.
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US median real estate sales prices up for 24 months in a row

Thursday, 24 April 2014
The median sales price of US residential properties increased by 1% in March and are up 10% compared to a year ago, according to the latest figures from housing data specialist RealtyTrac.
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Holiday home sales rise strongly in the US, but still down on peak of 2006

Tuesday, 22 April 2014
Holiday home sales in the United States rose strongly in 2013, but investment purchases fell below the levels seen in the previous two years, according to new data from the National Association of Realtors.
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US sellers advised to spruce up the outside of their properties for a fast sale

Wednesday, 16 April 2014
Home owners in the United States putting their properties on the market should focus on making them look good on the outside rather than undertake large scale renovations, a survey has found.
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Over half of homes for sale in major US markets are unaffordable for typical buyers

Tuesday, 08 April 2014
More than half of the homes for sale in several major markets in the United States are unaffordable for average buyers, according to a new report.
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Property prices and sales in Canada forecast to rise steadily in 2014 and into 2015

Friday, 04 April 2014
The Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA) has updated its forecast for home sales and prices, saying it expects transactions and values to increase during the spring months and into 2015.
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National home prices in the US flat over the first quarter of 2014

Thursday, 03 April 2014
Non-seasonally adjusted national home prices in the United States remained mostly flat over the winter, up 0.7%, with five metro markets show quarterly declines, according to the latest home data index from ClearCapital.
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Gap between renting and buying costs closing in US cities

Tuesday, 01 April 2014
The gap between renting and buying is narrowing across cities in the United States but home ownership is still 38% cheaper than renting and will be until interest rates reach 10.6%, new research shows.
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US pending home sales down for eighth month in a row

Friday, 28 March 2014
Pending home sales in the United States declined for the eighth straight month in February, according to the latest index from the National Association of Realtors.
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