Archive for May, 2010

Existing-Home Sales Rise 6.8% in March

Monday, May 3rd, 2010

By Stephanie Armour, USA TODAY With a tax credit for first-time and repeat home buyers expiring next week, a report Thursday suggests the stimulus hasn’t been as effective as a similar credit that dramatically increased home sales late last year.Existing-home sales rose 6.8% to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 5.35 million units in March […]

Home Prices Rise in three California cities

Monday, May 3rd, 2010

A trio of California cities bucked a nationwide home price decline in February while most of the other metro areas posted losses or flattened out, underscoring the resurgence of the Golden State’s coastal markets, data released Tuesday showed.The Standard & Poor’s/Case-Shiller index of 20 metropolitan areas was down 0.1% from January on a seasonally adjusted […]