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2008-06-26 12:02:25

To: REAL ESTATE EDITORS Contact: Walter Molony of the National Association of Realtors, +1-202-383-1177, wmolony@realtors.org WASHINGTON, June 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Sales of existing- home sales increased in May with buyers responding to lower home prices, according to the National Association of Realtors(R).

2006-04-19 08:30:41

By Tim Ahmann WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Clothing and shelter costs in March spurred the biggest rise in core U.S. inflation in a year, the government said on Wednesday in a report that cast doubt on a quick end to Federal Reserve interest-rate rises.

2006-01-31 09:04:05

By Tim Ahmann WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Federal Reserve officials, meeting one last time under Alan Greenspan's guiding hand, are expected on Tuesday to raise U.S. interest rates for a 14th straight time, while signaling uncertainty about the future.

2006-01-25 18:27:27

By Jim Christie SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - December home sales in California fell nearly 18 percent from a year earlier as rising mortgage rates weighed on buyers and positioned the state's hot housing market for a long anticipated "soft landing," according to a report released on Wednesday.

2006-01-20 13:14:15

NEW YORK (Reuters) - New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg on Friday said the real estate market was slowing "dramatically" and only a "miracle" could stop soaring mortgage rates from eating into housing prices.

2005-11-16 15:10:32

By David Lawder WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Affordable housing in Washington, D.C. is "disappearing" as residents struggle to meet rising home costs, according to a new report by the Fannie Mae Foundation.

2005-10-25 19:38:40

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - California's housing market is positioned for a record year after the median home price in the state in September jumped 17.3 percent and the month's home sales rose 3.9 percent from a year earlier, according to a report released on Tuesday.

2005-10-06 18:06:08

By Jim Christie SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Soaring prices in California's housing market have shut out a record 86 percent of households from buying a typical home with a traditional down-payment, according to a study released on Thursday.

2005-10-06 17:08:38

By Jim Christie SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Soaring prices in California's housing market have shut out a record 86 percent of households from buying a typical home with a traditional down-payment, according to a study released on Thursday.

2005-09-28 14:47:46

By Nancy Leinfuss NEW YORK (Reuters) - "What exit?" As any New Jersey resident knows, proximity to the namesake turnpike or its parkway sibling has often been the key to buying a home in the Garden State, where prices have risen far above the national average.


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