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JOSH BOAK AP Economics Writer

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US pending home sales climbed 5.2% in January

WASHINGTON (AP) — There was a 5.2% jump in Americans signing contracts to buy homes in January from the previous month as lower mortgage...

US home sales sales fell 1.3% in January

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. home sales retreated 1.3% in January from the prior month, but low mortgage rates helped enable an increase in purchases...

US pending home sales tumbled 4.9% in December

WASHINGTON (AP) — Americans pulled back substantially on signing contracts to buy homes in December, a possible sign of mounting affordability challenges as prices...

US new-home sales slipped 0.4% in December

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. sales of newly built homes fell 0.4% in December, cooling slightly after low mortgage rates fueled gains for much of...

US adds 145,000 jobs; unemployment holds at 3.5%

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. employers added 145,000 jobs in December and the unemployment rate held steady at 3.5%, signaling that the job market remains...

US home sales tumbled 1.7% in November

WASHINGTON (AP) — Home-buying slumped in November, with many Americans priced out of the market by rising prices and a shortage of sales listings.The...

US home sales tumbled 1.7% in November

WASHINGTON (AP) — Home-buying slumped in November, with some Americans priced out of the market by rising prices or constrained by a shortage of...

US mortgage rates unchanged, 30-year home loan at 3.73%

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. long-term mortgage rates were unchanged this week, staying near historically low levels.Mortgage buyer Freddie Mac says the average rate for...

US home sales rose 2.5% in July, aided by low mortgage rates

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. home sales increased 2.5% in July, a sign that lower mortgage rates have produced a spurt of home-buying.The National Association...

US home sales fall 1.7% with prices high and supply low

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. home sales tumbled 1.7% in June, with rising prices and a scarce supply locking out many Americans from ownership.The National...

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