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Contracts to buy US homes rise in hopeful sign

...mortgage rates have slipped, the number of listings has risen and the rate of price increases has slowed.The National Association of Realtors said Thursday that its seasonally adjusted pending home sales index rose 3.3 percent to 105.9 last month...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-08-28/contracts-buy-us-homes-ris
U.S. existing home sales rise for fourth consecutive month

...of existing homes rose 2.4 percent in July to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 5.15 million, the National Association of Realtors said Thursday. That was the highest annual rate since September 2013.The increase follows other encouraging...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-08-21/us-existing-home-sales-ris
Commercial real estate outlook shining brighter

...shopping centers in the Southeast in 2014 and are on track to close $100 million by year end," he said.The National Association of Realtors sees each major commercial real estate sector improving on a slight scale despite slow economic growth in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2014-08-15/commercial-
Local resale and rental investments picking up

...high quality. It's always going to sell if you do it right."On a national level, figures from the National Association of Realtors show that investment-home sales dropped by 8.5 percent to about 1.1 million in 2013 from 1.2 million...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2014-08-08/local-resal
Sales of US new homes fall in July

...of existing homes rose 2.4 percent in July to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 5.15 million, the National Association of Realtors reported last week. That's the fourth consecutive monthly increase and the highest annual rate since September...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-08-25/sales-us-new-homes-fall-ju
Biz Bits

...designation by the Brokerage Council of the National Association of Realtors.Details: She works for Meybohm Realtors...designation by the Brokerage Council of the National Association of Realtors.Details: She works for Meybohm Realtors...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2014-08-09/biz-bits
Business news

...signed contracts to buy homes in June, as the real estate market appears to have cooled off this summer. The National Association of Realtors said Monday that its seasonally adjusted pending home sales index slipped 1.1 percent to 102.7 last month...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-07-28/business-news
Millennials buying homes later

...demographics than much of the real estate industry has to explain poor sales.Lawrence Yun, chief economist at the National Association of Realtors, blames the lack of buying among younger people on the sluggish recovery, now entering its sixth year...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-07-16/millennials-buying-homes-l
US home sales increase 2.6 percent in June

...to the highest level in eight months and providing evidence that housing is regaining lost momentum.The National Association of Realtors said Tuesday that sales of existing homes increased 2.6 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-07-22/us-home-sales-increase-26-
US new home sales surge 18.6 percent in May to annual rate of 504,000

...of a healthy real estate market.But there have been some encouraging signs of a rebound in housing.The National Association of Realtors reported Monday that sales of previously owned homes jumped 4.9 percent in May, the biggest one-month...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-06-24/us-new-home-sales-surge-18