End of 2011 Brings Rise in Home Sales and Continued Low Mortgage Rates

December 30, 2011

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Home Sales Rise What a happy way to bid 2011 goodbye. According to the National Association of Realtors®, the number of contracts signed for future purchase of existing homes rose 7.3 percent. That’s the highest gain in 19 months. Plummeting prices and low lending costs accelerated the numbers, which economists were expecting to rise by [...]