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Housing market improves for first time in 2014

Housing market improves for first time in 2014

WASHINGTON, May 22 (UPI) --Home sales rose from 4.59 million in March to 4.65 million in April according to the National Association of Realtors, the first growth in sales this year.
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Pending home sales stable in deep chill of January

Pending home sales stable in deep chill of January

WASHINGTON, Feb. 28 (UPI) -- Pending home sales were essentially unchanged in January with tentative sales up in the South and Northeast, but in decline elsewhere, a trade group said.

Sales of existing homes stalled in January, weather blamed

WASHINGTON, Feb. 21 (UPI) -- "Disruptive" weather was a factor as sales of existing U.S. homes fell 5.1 percent in January, the National Association of Realtors said Friday.
Pending home index drops in December

Pending home index drops in December

WASHINGTON, Jan. 30 (UPI) -- The U.S. Pending Home Sales Index dropped for the sixth month out of the past seven in December, the National Association of Realtors said Thursday.
Pending home sales stable in November

Pending home sales stable in November

WASHINGTON, Dec. 30 (UPI) -- The U.S. Pending Home Sales Index arrested a five-month slide in November, the National Association of Realtors said Monday.

Existing home sales slid in November

WASHINGTON, Dec. 19 (UPI) -- Sales of existing U.S. homes fell for the third consecutive month in November, the National Association of Realtors said Thursday.
Pending home sales slide slightly in October

Pending home sales slide slightly in October

WASHINGTON, Nov. 25 (UPI) -- The U.S. Pending Home Sales Index slipped for the fifth consecutive month in October, the National Association of Realtors said Monday.

Existing home sales slipped in October

WASHINGTON, Nov. 20 (UPI) -- Sales of existing U.S. homes slipped for the second consecutive month in October, the National Association of Realtors said Wednesday.
Pending home sale index reflects eroding affordability

Pending home sale index reflects eroding affordability

WASHINGTON, Oct. 28 (UPI) -- The U.S. Pending Home Sales Index slipped for the fourth consecutive month in September, a national trade group in Washington said.

Existing home sales slip in September

WASHINGTON, Oct. 21 (UPI) -- Sales of existing U.S. homes slipped off of a nearly four-year peak in September, dropping 1.9 percent, the National Association of Realtors said Monday.

Existing home sales hit six and a half year high

WASHINGTON, Sept. 19 (UPI) -- Sales of existing U.S. homes rose to the highest level in six and a half years in August, the National Association of Realtors said Thursday.

Pending home sales slipped in July

WASHINGTON, Aug. 28 (UPI) -- The U.S. Pending Home Sales Index slipped 1.3 percent in July after sliding in June, the National Association of Realtors said Wednesday.

Existing home sales jumped in July

WASHINGTON, Aug. 21 (UPI) -- Sales of existing U.S. homes rose substantially in July, the National Association of Realtors said Wednesday.

Existing home sales slipped in June

WASHINGTON, July 22 (UPI) -- Sales of existing U.S. homes slipped in June, but price inflation continued at a double-digit clip, the National Association of Realtors said Monday.

Pending home sales at post-recession peak

WASHINGTON, June 27 (UPI) -- The U.S. Pending Home Sales Index rose in May to its highest level in more than six years, the National Association of Realtors said Thursday.
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Lawrence Yun is Chief Economist and Senior Vice President of Research at the National Association of Realtors. He oversees the production of existing home sales statistics and the popular Home Buyer and Home Seller survey reports. He regularly appears on CNBC, BBC, Bloomberg TV, and is often quoted in the media. Yun is also a frequent speaker at Real Estate conferences throughout the United States. In March 2008, USA Today listed him among the top 10 economic forecasters in the country.

Yun has been with NAR since 2000. Prior to that, he worked as an economic consultant to the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs and the U.S. Department of Education. While a research associate at the University of Maryland from 1995 to 1998 with the funding from the United States Agency for International Development, Yun helped develop a graduate economics curriculum and lectured at several universities in the former Soviet Union as that country transitioned from communism to a market-based economy.

Yun was born in South Korea. He attended primary and secondary schools in South Carolina. He received his Mechanical Engineering degree from Purdue University. He received his Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Maryland, studying under Professors Dennis Mueller and Mancur Olson.

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