National Association of Realtors
May 22, 2013 — The Fed chairman cautioned Wednesday that if interest rates were to start rising now, the economy could slump. Meanwhile, the National Association of Realtors said sales of existing homes rose — and would have been even stronger if not for tight inventory.
Apr 22, 2013 — The housing sector has been one of the economy's bright spots, and economists expect that to continue. But they also say that until new-home construction catches up, the supply of homes for sale will remain tight.
Feb 21, 2013 — Sales were up more than 9 percent from a year ago. Realtors report that across much of the nation, would-be buyers are beginning to outpace the supply of homes.
Jan 22, 2013 — The housing market continues to show signs that it's on the mend. Both sales and prices are up from a year ago.
Oct 24, 2012 — The pace of sales was up 5.7 percent in September vs. August, and was 27.1 percent higher than in September 2011. Today's news is further evidence that the housing sector is on the rebound.
Oct 19, 2012 — While the number of homes sold was down 1.7 percent from August, the median selling price has now risen for seven straight months. That hadn't happened since 2005-2006.
Jun 27, 2012 — The 5.9 percent increase in pending home sales was well above expectations and matched their strongest pace in two years.
Mar 23, 2012 — While down 0.9 percent in February from January, they were still up 8.8 percent from February 2011.
Feb 22, 2012 — The news is being seen as another sign that the housing sector is getting healthier.
Jan 20, 2012 — An estimated 4.26 million existing homes were sold last year, the National Association of Realtors says. Sales appeared to pick up in December, hitting an 11-month high.