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Explaining September’s Existing-Home Sale Surge

Existing-home sales in September "soared," according to a report Thursday from National Association of Realtors (NAR). An existing home in September sold for a median price of $311,800, a 14.8% gain compared with September of last year. That's one takeaway ...

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Home Sales Data for May Reveals Positive Outlook

Existing home sales recorded an increase in May for the first time in two months, rising 2.5% from the month prior, according to the National Association of Realtors (NAR). The total number of home sold increased to 5.34 million in ...

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Foreclosure Trends on the Horizon

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Despite historically low levels of foreclosures, are there any indicators suggesting that a reversal is coming? A webinar on Tuesday addressed this question, along with the overall performance of the housing market in the first half of 2018.

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Existing Home Sales vs. Housing Supply

After seeing a brief uptick in the first quarter, existing home sales slipped in April, according to a report. What were the other factors that led to the decrease? Click through to learn more.

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Assessing the State of the Market

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Is the foreclosure crisis finally over? While many numbers point to a decline in delinquencies, the market might need to brace for a slight increase by early 2020 according to a report on the state of the U.S. housing market.

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Could Housing Construction Momentum Take a Hit?

Each monthly LegalShield Law Index tracks factors such as housing starts, foreclosure starts, and consumer confidence, compiling indices based on LegalShield’s proprietary data culled from their client base. The Law Index is divided up into sub-indices that track different sectors ...

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Inventory and Affordability Taking a Toll on Home Sales

Existing-home sales dropped both month-over-month and year-over-year in January 2018, experiencing their largest annual decline in over three years, according to a report from the National Association of Realtors. NAR’s Existing-Home Sales calculations track “completed transactions that include single-family homes, ...

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