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Home Sales Contracts Better than Media, NAR report

The mainstream financial media is widely misreporting the NAR’s Pending Home Sales data this morning, simply parroting the NAR’s seasonally manipulated data. As it turns out, the NAR is screwing its own pooch because the actual, not manipulated data is actually much better than the seasonally smoothed numbers imply. That’s not to say sales are…

Housing Prices Rise In Response to Reduced Supply, Higher Employment

No, this is not an April Fools joke. In a surprising turn of events, listing prices rose sharply in March. It could be a case of hope springs eternal, but may also be a result of less foreclosure inventory on the market and a strong gain in total employment in March. The reduction in supply…