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Existing home sales surge as interest rates point higher

Oct. 21, 2021 11:50 AM EDT

Sales of previously occupied U.S. homes bounced back in September to their strongest pace since January as mortgage rates tick higher, motivating buyers to get off the sidelines. The National Association of Realtors said Thursday that existing homes sales rose 7%...

This Week: Tesla earns, US home sales, AmEx earns

Oct. 18, 2021 01:14 AM EDT

A look at some of the key business events and economic indicators upcoming this week: CHARGED UP Wall Street expects another solid quarterly snapshot from Tesla. Analysts predict the electric vehicle maker will report Wednesday...

Soaring home prices juice average US homeowner equity growth

Sep. 30, 2021 14:37 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Soaring home prices have pushed up average homeowner equity growth to the highest level in more than a decade, though recent signs of a cooling U.S. housing market point to more moderate gains in the second half of the year. Homes with a mortgage...

Record July jump in US home prices, sidelining more buyers

Sep. 28, 2021 09:33 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. home prices soared in July by a record amount from a year earlier as buyers desperate for homes bid up prices amid a limited supply. The S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller 20-city home price index surged 19.9% in July compared with a year ago, the...

Pending home sales, CarMax earns, consumer spending

Sep. 27, 2021 00:15 AM EDT

A look at some of the key business events and economic indicators upcoming this week: HOUSING MARKET BAROMETER Economists expect that contract signings on U.S. homes slowed in August for the third straight month. They project the...

Existing US home sales fell in August, price growth slows

Sep. 22, 2021 13:15 PM EDT

Sales of previously occupied U.S. homes fell in August and prices that have been soaring eased, the latest sign the housing market is cooling as intense competition leaves many would-be buyers on the sidelines. Existing homes sales fell 2% last month from July to a...

Existing home sales rose in July, inventory ticked higher

Aug. 23, 2021 11:21 AM EDT

Sales of previously occupied U.S. homes rose for the second consecutive month in July, though only modestly from a year ago, suggesting the red-hot housing market may be cooling a little. Existing homes sales rose 2% last month from June to a seasonally-adjusted annual...

This Week: Home sales, Best Buy earns, consumer spending

Aug. 23, 2021 01:11 AM EDT

A look at some of the key business events and economic indicators upcoming this week: EYE ON HOUSING The National Association of Realtors issues its July tally of previously occupied U.S. homes Monday. Economists project that the...