The report on Wednesday from the Commerce Department also showed a decline in building permits, raising concerns that the housing market recovery was stalling.
The National Association of Realtors said that its pending home sales index fell to 106.3 in August from 109.1 in July
The mayor initially proposed an 8.9 "% increase that would have generated about $118 million
U.S.home prices climbed steadily in July even as sales have slowed, evidence that a limited supply of available houses is distorting the real estate market.
The national vacancy rate rose slightly to 4.5 % in the third quarter from 4.4 %, according to Reis
We love our pets, and we have a lot of them: According to a recent survey conducted by the American Pet Products Association, there are about 90 million dogs and 94 million cats kept as pets in the United States. If you take into account canaries, rabbits, fish and other animals, the total number of pets in the country is a staggering 393 million — in 68 percent of American households. Pets are everywhere, but the quality and cost of living with them varies considerably depending on where you live.
Even so, builders' overall view of the new-home market remains positive
Picture Detroit, and blocks of foreclosed and abandoned homes may come to mind. But think again: While the “Motor City” days are far from returning, this city’s real estate market is showing signs of recovery.
Chinese nationals are expected to buy over $104bn in global real estate this year, according to a new report from Juwai.com. Although Juwai's Chinese Global Property Investment Report has found that last year's figures were higher, over $133bn, and that Australia actually received the second largest share of this outpouring capital.