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Housing Market Sprouting Spring Blossoms: CEOs – CNBC.com – CNBC.com

CNBC.com Housing Market Sprouting Spring Blossoms: CEOs – CNBC.com CNBC.com “Housing is really off to a great, positive trend in the U.S.,” he said. “We have seen really for the last several quarters very good double-digit increases in our new housing marketplace. Existing home sales are up very strong double-digits versus a … and more »

Richmond area housing market improves – Richmond Times Dispatch

Richmond area housing market improves Richmond Times Dispatch “We’re beginning to see a few multiple offers, and some houses are selling in the first couple of days on the market.” Sales in central Virginia have risen year over year for seven consecutive quarters. The total number of homes sold during the first … and more »

Sonoma County foreclosures fall to lowest level in six years – Santa Rosa Press Democrat

CBS Local Sonoma County foreclosures fall to lowest level in six years Santa Rosa Press Democrat One result is that distressed properties no longer play as big a role in a state housing market that is relatively low on homes for sale. “The reason you’re seeing such a low inventory is that distressed properties have…

Fewer California homes heading for foreclosure – San Jose Mercury News

89.3 KPCC Fewer California homes heading for foreclosure San Jose Mercury News The median sales price for a California home last quarter was $297,000, up 22.7 percent from a year ago, DataQuick reported. “Rising home prices will … The dip in foreclosure activity appears to be part of a general trend as the U.S. housing…

Sales of New Homes in U.S. Climbed 1.5% to 417000 Rate in March – Bloomberg

Realty Today Sales of New Homes in U.S. Climbed 1.5% to 417000 Rate in March Bloomberg “You’re seeing spillover in the housing market from broader economic improvement.” Related: The Real Cost of Home Improvement. Home sales averaged a 424,000 annual rate in the first three months of this year, the strongest since the third quarter…

Calif. Home Foreclosures At 7-Year Low – CBS Local

CBS Local Calif. Home Foreclosures At 7-Year Low CBS Local SAN DIEGO (AP) — The number of California homes entering the foreclosure process has plunged to a more-than-seven-year low as the state housing market continues to improve. Real estate research firm DataQuick says Tuesday that 18,567 notices of … Fewer California homes heading for foreclosureU-T…

Fewer California homes heading for foreclosure – U-T San Diego

Fewer California homes heading for foreclosure U-T San Diego The median sales price for a California home last quarter was $297,000, up 22.7 percent from a year ago, DataQuick reported. “Rising home prices will … The dip in foreclosure activity appears to be part of a general trend as the U.S. housing market … and…

US Housing Market Favors Sellers – NuWire Investor – NuWire Investor

Boston Globe US Housing Market Favors Sellers – NuWire Investor NuWire Investor The unexpected fall in existing home sales in March sparked immediate worries of a slowdown in the housing market that has helped buoy the U.S.’s slow and steady economic recovery. However, the National Association of Realtors reported Monday that … Chicago housing has…