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Monthly Archives: April 2010

Home Sales Expected To Rise 5.2 Percent In March In First Increase Since November

Home sales are expected to rise 5.2 percent in March, reversing three months of declines, as government incentives juiced the housing market and kicked off what’s expected to be a strong spring selling season. Economists polled by Thomson Reuters forecast the National Association of Realtors will say sales of previously occupied homes rose last month Read More

California Home Default Cases Plunge

The California foreclosure crisis appears to be abating, new data show, as the federal government and big lenders step up efforts to keep troubled borrowers in their homes. Mortgage default notices — the first step toward foreclosure — plunged 40.2% statewide in the first three months of the year compared with the same period in Read More

What Do Buyers Want In A Home? Survey Offers Clues

Home buyers tend to want it all, especially in this age of affordability, when prices and mortgage rates are low. But this also is the age of frugality, a time of economic uncertainty when many people are not as concerned about their next pay raise as they are about the next round of layoffs. So Read More