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Home sales fell almost 6% in December, latest CREA index shows

Monday, 19 January 2015
Nationally home sales in Canada fell in December compared with the previous month, recording a fall of 5.8%, the latest index shows.
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Lower end US housing market set to be the best performer in 2015

Wednesday, 07 January 2015
The lower end of the residential real estate market in the United States is set to outperform other property sectors in 2015.
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Average city rents up almost 5% in the US in 2014

Monday, 05 January 2015
Americans paid out $20.6 billion more in rent in 2014 compared to 2013 as nationally average rents in cities increased during the year, new data shows.
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US home owners more confident than those who rent, new analysis suggests

Wednesday, 31 December 2014
Home owners in the United States are generally more confident than renters in their local housing market’s performance, according to the latest research from Zillow.
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Home sales fall in Miami after two months of significant growth

Tuesday, 30 December 2014
After two months of significant growth, home sales in Miami fell by 9.2% in November but prices are still rising, but at a slower pace than before.
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US home sales fall to lowest annual pace for six months, latest data shows

Friday, 26 December 2014
Home sales in the United States have fallen to their lowest annual pace for six months, down 6.1% in November, according to the latest data from the National Association of Realtors.
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Negative equity in US housing market falls considerably

Wednesday, 24 December 2014
Most major housing markets in the US have seen the number of home owners in negative fall by half since the peak of the economic crisis, new figures show.
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Rapid price growth slowing in many US markets, latest index shows

Monday, 22 December 2014
Rapid property price growth in the US continued to level off in the second half of 2014, but markets hardest hit by the recession are still seeing double digit value growth, the latest data shows.
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Property sales unchanged in Canada in November and prices steady

Friday, 19 December 2014
Residential property sales in Canada were unchanged in November compared with the previous month and are 2.7% above a year ago, according to the latest data.
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Residential property cash sales in the US falling, latest data shows

Monday, 15 December 2014
Cash sales in the United States made up 34.8% of total home transactions in September 2014, down from 37.2% a year ago, according to the latest data to be published.
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Renting costs twice as much as owning a home in US cities

Thursday, 11 December 2014
People renting a home in the United States can expect to pay twice as much of their incomes on their rent than an owner on mortgage payments, new research has found.
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Home price growth in the US continues to moderate

Tuesday, 02 December 2014
National home price gains in the United States fell to 6.7% year on year and 1% quarter on quarter in November, according to the latest index from Clear Capital.
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US homes market experiencing a shortage of properties for sale at lower end

Thursday, 27 November 2014
More higher priced homes in the US are being put up for sale but there is still a shortage of lower priced homes on the market, new research suggests.
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US commercial real estate activity expected to be on a firmer footing in 2015

Wednesday, 26 November 2014
Despite a slowing global economy, forward economic momentum in the United States should keep commercial real estate activity on firmer footing, according to the National Association of Realtors.
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Existing home sales in US above year ago levels for first time in 12 months

Monday, 24 November 2014
Existing home sales rose in the US increased in October for the second straight month and are now above year on year levels for the first time in a year, according to the latest report from the National Association of Realtors.
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Sales in Miami soared last month due to increased demand

Friday, 21 November 2014
Sales in the Miami real estate market, one of the most popular US locations with overseas buyers, soared in October, exceeding record activity recorded in 2013.
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Canadian property prices and sales both continue upwards, latest index shows

Tuesday, 18 November 2014
National home sales in Canada rose by 0.7% from September to October and prices were up 7.1% year on year, according to the latest data from the Canadian Real Estate Association.
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Median and average sale prices continue upwards in Miami, latest data shows

Friday, 14 November 2014
The performance of the Miami real estate market remains consistent with record activity in 2013 due to strong demand despite increased existing and new construction supply, it is suggested.
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US housing market not set to normalise for at least three more years

Thursday, 13 November 2014
Real estate professionals in the United States, including economists, agents and investment strategists, don't expect the housing market to normalise for at least three more years.
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US home prices still rising but rate falls to 5% or below

Wednesday, 12 November 2014
Home prices in the United States showed continued growth in a majority of metropolitan areas in the third quarter, but all four major regions saw increases at or below 5% from a year ago.
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Property sales in Canada set to rise by almost 4% this year

Monday, 10 November 2014
Residential property sales in Canada are forecast to increase by 3.8% this year compared to 2013, according to revised figures from the Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA).
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Distressed properties in the US selling 37% below market value, latest data suggests

Friday, 07 November 2014
Distressed residential properties in the United States sold for a median 37% below market prices in September, according to the latest foreclosure report.
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House sales falling in Canada, latest data shows

Monday, 03 November 2014
House sales in Canada are falling nationally, seeing the first monthly fall since the beginning of the year, according to the latest data from the Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA).
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US real estate price growth slows to more realistic level, says latest index

Monday, 27 October 2014
Home value growth has peaked in the United States and the cooling real estate market has banished concerns about a property bubble, according to experts.
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US residential property price growth moderates for eleventh month in a row

Friday, 10 October 2014
Residential real estate prices saw moderating price growth for an eleventh month in a row, according to the latest figures from property data provider Clear Capital.
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Foreclosure and distressed property sales in the US fall considerably year on year

Thursday, 09 October 2014
There are fewer homes in the United States being sold which are in foreclosure as the real estate market continues its recovery.
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Latest data suggests a sustained slowdown in US property prices in main cities

Wednesday, 08 October 2014
There has been a sustained slowdown in residential real estate prices in major US cities, according to the most recent published data from the S&P/Case-Shiller home price indices.
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Americans more confident about the nationís housing market, new research shows

Thursday, 02 October 2014
Overall Americans are more confident about the housing market than at the start of the year, according to the latest Zillow Housing Confidence Index.
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US pending home sales fall slightly, latest NAR data shows

Tuesday, 30 September 2014
Pending home sales in the United States slowed modestly in August but contract signings remain at their second highest level over the past year, according to the latest data from the National Association of Realtors.
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Demand for new properties in Miami impacts on existing home market

Wednesday, 24 September 2014
Demand for new construction properties continued to impact the Miami existing real estate market in August as reflected by sales activity, prices, and rising inventory, according to the latest report from the Miami Association of Realtors.
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US house price growth cooling but likely to still rise over 3% in next year

Monday, 22 September 2014
Some housing markets in the United States are starting to cool but overall home values are expected to rise another 3.1% between now and August 2015.
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