Existing home sales slide as lack of inventory bites

After starting the year at the fastest pace in almost a decade, existing-home sales slid in February but remained above year ago levels

Existing home sales get off to a great start this January

Existing home sales got off to a rapid start in 2017, reaching its fastest pace in almost a decade, according to the National Association of Realtors.

Existing home sales hit highest levels in a decade in 2016

The number of existing-home sales in 2016 ended at the highest level since the housing boom days, according to fresh data from the National Association of Realtors.

Existing-home sales rise for 3rd straight month in November, hit 9-year high

The Northeast saw a big surge in existing-home sales this November, while smaller gains in the South also helped to push existing-home sales up nationwide for the third consecutive month

Home sales, inventory crash as residential real estate declines sharply in August

The NAR blamed low inventories and rising home prices for the decline, noting that the Northeast – an area where inventory levels are significantly higher – was the only region to see an increase in sales.

Americans Want New Homes, But Few Can Afford One

Forty-one percent of Americans say they prefer a new home compared to 21 percent who say they prefer an existing home, according to a new survey of more than 2,000 adults conducted by Harris Poll on behalf of Trulia.

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