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Existing home sales up 4.2 percent in May, prices higher too

WASHINGTON, June 20 (UPI) -- Sales of existing U.S. homes increased April-to-May and the national median price rose sharply for the sixth consecutive month, a trade group said Wednesday.
Existing U.S. home sales rose in April

Existing U.S. home sales rose in April

WASHINGTON, May 22 (UPI) -- Sales of existing U.S. homes rose in April and were 9.7 percent higher than in April 2012, a trade group in Washington said Wednesday.

Pending home sales rose modestly in March

WASHINGTON, April 29 (UPI) -- The U.S. Pending Home Sales Index rose in March from February and the long-term outlook shows gains will be modest, a trade group in Washington said Monday.

Existing home sales slipped in March

WASHINGTON, April 22 (UPI) -- Limited inventories held back U.S. home sales in March, a trade group in Washington said Monday.

Pending home sales steady in February

WASHINGTON, March 27 (UPI) -- The U.S. Pending Home Sales Index was little changed in February, holding close to a 36-month high, a trade group in Washington said Wednesday..
NAR calls housing market recovery 'healthy'

NAR calls housing market recovery 'healthy'

WASHINGTON, March 21 (UPI) -- A trade group in Washington said 20 months of continuous year-over-year gains in home sales qualified the housing market recovery to be labeled "healthy."
Banks more willing to approve short sales as foreclosure push declines

Banks more willing to approve short sales as foreclosure push declines

U.S. banks appear increasingly willing to accept short sales -- selling a home for less than the balance on its mortgage -- rather than taking possession of a property, a report by online real estate tracking firm RealtyTrac indicates.
MARCELLA S. KREITER, United Press International

Pending home sales rose in January

WASHINGTON, Feb. 27 (UPI) -- The U.S. Pending Home Sales Index rose in January, returning to an upward trend that took a month off in December, a trade group in Washington said Wednesday..

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Nasdaq drops 1 percent ... Existing home sales rise slightly ... Mid-Atlantic manufacturing slows further ... Manufacturing index shows resilience ... News from United Press International.

Existing home sales rise slightly

WASHINGTON, Feb. 21 (UPI) -- U.S. sales of existing homes rose slightly in January over December, a trade group said Thursday.

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Markets hold back Monday ... Durable goods orders rose in December ... Japan: Fiscal 2013 growth forecast at 2.5P ... Pending home sales slid in December ... News from United Press International.

Pending home sales slid in December

WASHINGTON, Jan. 28 (UPI) -- The U.S. Pending Home Sales Index dropped in December but remained in an upward long-term trend, a trade group in Washington said Monday.

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Wall Street cautious with 'cliff' impasse ... Japan industrial output slumps in November ... Online retail jumps on Christmas Day ... U.S. pending home sales index rises ... News from United Press International.

U.S. pending home sales index rises

WASHINGTON, Dec. 28 (UPI) -- The U.S. Pending Home Sales Index rose for the third consecutive month in November, a trade group in Washington said Friday.
Pending home sales index rises

Pending home sales index rises

WASHINGTON, Nov. 29 (UPI) -- The U.S. Pending Home Sales Index rose 5.2 percent to 104.8 in October, a trade group in Washington 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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