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Housing Market Displays New Vigor as Prices Rise

By NICK TIMIRAOS Home prices notched their strongest year-to-date gains since 2005, climbing 5.9% through July and signaling the housing market’s steady trudge toward recovery. The rising prices in Tuesday’s Standard & Poor’s/Case-Shiller 20-city index could play a pivotal role … Continue reading

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Existing-Home Sales Improve in July, Prices Continue to Rise

WASHINGTON (August 22, 2012) – Sales of existing homes rose in July even with constraints of affordable inventory, and the national median price is showing five consecutive months of year-over-year increases, according to the National Association of Realtors®.  Monthly sales … Continue reading

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