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Museum acquires 2nd Usonian Frank Lloyd Wright house

Nov. 15, 2019 2:06 PM EST

MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — The Currier Museum of Art on Friday acquired a second New Hampshire home designed by Frank Lloyd Wright. The Kalil House in Manchester was built in 1957 and is an example the "Usonian Automatic" houses Wright designed as a more moderately priced option for the postwar middle class....

11th generation family home in Connecticut for sale

Nov. 1, 2019 2:50 PM EDT

FARMINGTON, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut home that's been owned by the same family for nearly 350 years is for sale. The Hartford Courant reports that the home in Farmington that's been owned by 11 generations of the Wadsworth family goes up for auction Nov. 6. Kathy Wadsworth Delano says they could no...

Pending home sales reached a 21-month high in September

Oct. 29, 2019 11:22 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — More Americans signed contracts to buy homes in September, a sign that the housing market is still benefiting from lower mortgage rates. The National Association of Realtors said Tuesday that its pending home sales index rose 1.5% from August to September to 108.7, its highest level since...

Rising home prices, falling sales hurting small businesses

Oct. 28, 2019 10:59 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Many small companies tied to the housing market are seeing a slowdown in business, one that's forecast to continue well into 2020. Reports on home sales, the home remodeling market and sales of furniture and home furnishings show the spreading fallout from rising prices for houses and...

High prices drove US home sales down 2.2% in September

Oct. 22, 2019 12:03 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. home sales fell 2.2% in September, as rising home prices and lower inventories have stifled homebuyers. The National Association of Realtors said Tuesday that homes sold last month declined at a seasonally adjusted annualized rate of 5.38 million units, ending a two-month streak of...

'Heart-wrenching:' Couple killed were planning to move

Oct. 22, 2019 11:44 AM EDT

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) — A husband and wife who were killed during a hit-and-run in Grand Rapids had put their house up for sale and were planning a move to Tennessee. Tyler Duflo tells WOOD-TV that his mother and stepfather were enjoying a night out Saturday when they were hit while walking across a...

US home sales dropped 2.2% in September as surging home prices push buyers away from the market

Oct. 22, 2019 10:10 AM EDT
WASHINGTON (AP) — US home sales dropped 2.2% in September as surging home prices push buyers away from the market.

Missouri real estate suit draws Justice Department interest

Oct. 6, 2019 11:43 AM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Justice Department is looking into a Missouri class-action lawsuit accusing national real estate brokers of conspiring to charge excessive fees. Attorneys in the department's antitrust division noted in a recent court filing that it is investigating the matter, The Kansas City...

Baltimore mayor who resigned sells home for $75,000

Oct. 2, 2019 10:04 AM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — Property records show former Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh, who resigned in May, has sold her Maryland home for less than half of its assessed value. The Baltimore Sun reports records show she sold one of her two Ashburton homes for $75,000 to Boaz Alternative Energy and Technologies LLC...

Usonian Automatic Frank Lloyd Wright home for sale

Sep. 28, 2019 2:36 PM EDT

MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — One of two New Hampshire homes designed by Frank Lloyd Wright is on the market. The Toufic H. Kalil house in Manchester was built in 1955 and is an example the "Usonian Automatic" houses Wright designed as a more moderately-priced option for the post-war middle class. The house made...