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NAR: Contracted Sales Up by 12.8% over last year

National Association of Realtors (NAR) released their Pending Sales Report which showed that contracted sales were 12.8% higher than the same month last year and higher than any time since sales were impacted by the Homebuyers’ Credit back in April … Continue reading

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NAR: Positive Signs Abound for Housing

The first quarter of 2012 was the best first quarter for real estate in five years, and pending contracts suggest that the second quarter of 2012 will be the best second quarter in five years, NAR Chief Economist Lawrence Yun … Continue reading

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Good News: Existing Home Sales Jump

As you wander through life, whatever be your goal, keep your eye on the donut and not on the hole! -Sign in the Mayflower Coffee Shop, Chicago  This quote came to us through our Windermere Coeur d’Alene Realty newsletter … Continue reading

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Mortgage Interest Deduction: WE SUPPORT IT!

Mortgage Interest Deduction?  OF COURSE! We’re with Lawrence Yun, of the National Association of Realtors: It’s a common misperception that the mortgage interest deduction benefits primarily the wealthy, as argued in the Washington Post’s January 1 editorial, “Trim the Excessive … Continue reading

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Strong Rebound in Pending Home Sales

Washington, DC, December 02, 2010 Pending home sales jumped in October, showing a positive uptrend since bottoming in June, according to the National Association of REALTORS®. The Pending Home Sales Index,* a forward-looking indicator, rose 10.4 percent to 89.3 based … Continue reading

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