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4 hrs ago | Reuters

U.S. home prices down in May, but consumer confidence strong

U.S. single-family home prices fell unexpectedly in May, declining for the first time in more than two years in the latest signal of the wobbly state of the housing market.


Related Topix: Reuters, Financial Markets

8 hrs ago | Detroit Free Press

Metro Detroit home prices rose 12% in May from 2013

Piles of dirt sit next to an available lot as workers continue construction on houses at Stonegate West built by Pulte in Orion Township in April.


Related Topix: Detroit, MI

12 hrs ago | Daily Journal

US home price gains slow for 6th straight month

U.S. home prices rose in May from a year earlier at the weakest pace in 15 months as sales remain modest in the spring buying season.


Related Topix: Tampa, FL, Mortgage, Personal Finance

12 hrs ago | KMIZ

Home price increases continue at slower pace

The S&P/Case-Shiller home price index, a closely watched measure of home values.


Related Topix: Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance, Foreclosures

12 hrs ago | Bellingham Herald

Home prices rise, sales down slightly in June

The Massachusetts Association of Realtors reported Tuesday that the median price for a single-family home was $365,000 in June, compared to $351,000 in June 2013, a 4 percent increase.


Related Topix: Real Estate

13 hrs ago | Brandon Sun

TSX to advance amid mixed earnings; traders look to housing, consumer data

The Toronto stock market looked set for a higher open Tuesday as traders digest earnings news and await U.S. data on home prices and consumer confidence.


Related Topix: Talisman Energy, Energy, Oil & Gas, Barrick Gold, Mining

18 hrs ago | The Modesto Bee

Asia stocks widen gains ahead of US, China data

KEEPING SCORE: Japan's Nikkei 225 added 0.6 percent to 15,618.07. South Korea's Kospi posted its highest close since August 2011, rising 0.6 percent to 2,061.97.


Related Topix: Financial Markets, Automakers, Honda Motor Co, Business News

20 hrs ago | Redlands Daily Facts

Inland Empire housing market still in flux

But after years of recession that bulldozed the Inland Empire housing market, there are still glitches in the road to recovery.


Related Topix: Home Listing, Home, San Fernando, CA, San Gabriel, CA, Real Estate, Sherman-Oaks, CA

Mon Jul 28, 2014

West Australian

New home sales up 2% in June qtr: HIA

The housing market continues to strengthen, albeit at a more moderate pace, helped by a surge in multi-unit dwellings.


LA Daily News

Zillow to acquire Trulia for $3.5 billion

This image provided by real estate website operator Trulia shows the Trulia Kindle Fire app.


Related Topix: Zillow, Trulia, Startups, Real Estate, Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance

Bellingham Herald

Business Highlights

Major U.S. companies are starting to reap their most rapid growth in fertile lands of opportunity far from home.


Related Topix: Home Listing, Home, Real Estate, Vladimir Putin, Mortgage, Personal Finance

The New Zealand Herald

Wall St edges higher after disappointing home sales news

Specialist Meric Greenbaum, left, and trader John Liotti work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.


Related Topix: Real Estate, Media, Fox Filmed Entertainment, Valhalla, NY

WTHR-TV Indianapolis

US stocks fall at midday on cooling home sales

The doctor who performed the autopsy on an Arizona death-row inmate whose execution was prolonged says the intravenous lines were placed correctly.


Related Topix: Financial Markets, US News, US Federal Bureau of Investigation

KHOU-TV Houston

US stocks head lower; European markets sink

The US stock market sank in early trading Monday, ahead of a full week of economic reports and earnings.


Related Topix: Financial Markets, Real Estate

Business Journal

Another sign of a slowdown in housing sales

The National Association of Realtors says pending sales of existing homes, or contracts signed but sales not closed, fell 1.1 percent in June.


Related Topix: Real Estate, Home, Home Selling, Mortgage, Personal Finance

ABC News

Contracts to Buy US Homes Slip in June

Fewer Americans signed contracts to buy homes in June, as the real estate market appears to have cooled off this summer.


Related Topix: Real Estate, Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance

Business Journal

Albany-area home sales decline despite private-sector job growth

Total home sales and prices fell in June in the Albany, New York area, and pending contracts also declined, signs that the real estate market continues to be sluggish despite private-sector job growth.


Related Topix: Albany, NY, Real Estate

Housing prices flatten out

RP data's weekly calculation based on auction results showed prices were steady on average, but there were wide variations between the five mainland state capitals covered by the data.


Related Topix: Australia, World News, Oceania

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Sydney Morning Herald

Australian share rally to fade on US news

A two-week rally in Australian shares could be about to come to an abrupt end as a bout of disappointing US corporate profits took some of the shine off market confidence and triggered buying in bond markets.


The Honolulu Advertiser

State PUC leader, Kauai County sued over alleged illegal vacation rentals

Michael G. Sheehan of Hanalei filed suit July 15 in Kauai Circuit Court against PUC Chairwoman Hermina Morita; her husband, Lance Laney; and Kauai County concerning unauthorized commercial vacation rentals the couple allegedly built and operated within a state Land Use Conservation District Protective Subzone in Hanalei.


Related Topix: Kauai County, HI, Hanalei, HI


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