CRESWELL, Ore. — Pending sales of existing homes in the United States beat out expectations in March. According to the National Association of Realtors, contracts to purchase preciously owned homes rose 3.4 percent. That’s the most in almost three years and the first gain in nine months. But when it comes to new homes, the … Continue reading »
(CNN) — Home sales stayed on the upswing in the month of April. The National Association of Realtors reports home sales edged up nearly 1 percent. That puts the number just under five million homes for the year. Home sales are up nearly 10 percent compared to a year ago.