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  • Southern California home prices climb in March

    SAN DIEGO (AP) — A research firm says Southern California's median home sale price has hit $400,000, setting a new six-year high. DataQuick said Tuesday that the median price for new and existing houses and condominiums was $400,000 in March, up 4 percent from $383,000 in February and up 16...

  • US homebuilder confidence edges up in April

    WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. homebuilders' confidence in the housing market rose modestly in April but remained at low levels for the third straight month, constrained by tight credit for home buyers and a shortage of workers and available land. The National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo...

  • Baton Rouge residential sales growing

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — The 2014 outlook for the Baton Rouge real estate market is largely positive, thanks to the thousands of new jobs that are projected to come to the area and an improving national economy. Tom Cook, an appraiser with Cook, Moore & Associates, tells The Advocate...

  • Beazer: Closings, home orders down in Jan-March

    ATLANTA (AP) — Beazer Homes USA Inc. said Thursday that completed home sales and new orders fell sharply in the first three months of the year. New home orders fell 9 percent to 1,390 in the January-March period, while completed sales, or closings, slumped 13 percent to 977, the company said....

  • US home market: Few buyers and not enough sellers

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Entering the 2014 spring buying season, the U.S. housing market faces an unusual dilemma: Too few people are selling homes. Yet too few buyers can afford the homes that are for sale. "Both sides of the equation are in a funk," said Glenn Kelman, CEO of the real estate...

  • Contracts to buy US homes fell in February

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of Americans who signed contracts to buy homes fell for the eighth straight month in February, a sign that real estate sales will likely slow over the next few months. The National Association of Realtors said Thursday that its seasonally adjusted pending home...

  • RI home sales, prices both decrease in February

    WARWICK, R.I. (AP) — The Rhode Island Association of Realtors says bad winter weather and worries about increasing flood insurance premiums likely played roles as home sales and prices in the state declined in February. The group said Thursday that single-family home sales were down 5 percent...

  • Family awarded $3.8M in land development dispute

    FRANKENMUTH, Mich. (AP) — A federal jury has awarded $3.8 million to a family whose effort to sell their land for a Walmart development was blocked by the Frankenmuth City Council. The Saginaw News reports (http://bit.ly/QiTLXM ) a jury in Bay City on Wednesday returned the decision in the...

  • US home prices dip in Jan. for 3rd straight month

    WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. home prices dipped in January for a third straight month, likely because of slower sales in recent months caused by cold weather, a limited supply of homes and higher mortgage rates. The Standard & Poor's/Case-Shiller 20-city home price index, released Tuesday, declined...



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