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Pending home sales slip, but not much

WASHINGTON, Calif., March 26 (UPI) -- The Pending Home Sales Index fell slightly in February but an economist said the U.S. spring home-buying picture looks good.
Existing home sales down month-to-month

Existing home sales down month-to-month

WASHINGTON, March 21 (UPI) -- Existing U.S. home sales fell 0.9 percent in February month-to-month, but rose over the past 12 months, the National Association of Realtors said Wednesday.
The drop in durable goods could signal trouble for the recovery

The drop in durable goods could signal trouble for the recovery

Durable goods orders dropped sharply in January, falling well beyond expectations, the Commerce Department said.
ANTHONY HALL, United Press International
Pending home sales up in January

Pending home sales up in January

WASHINGTON, Feb. 27 (UPI) -- A pending U.S. home sales index climbed 2 percent in January, the National Association of Realtors said Monday.
Supply of homes for sale declines a touch

Supply of homes for sale declines a touch

WASHINGTON, Feb. 22 (UPI) -- Existing U.S. home sales rose in January and unsold inventories declined, the National Association of Realtors said Wednesday.

Pending home sales slipped in December

WASHINGTON, Jan. 25 (UPI) -- A pending U.S. home sales index slipped 3.5 percent in December, the National Association of Realtors said Wednesday.
Existing home sales rise

Existing home sales rise

WASHINGTON, Jan. 20 (UPI) -- Existing U.S. home sales rose in December and unsold inventories declined, the National Association of Realtors said Friday.
Pending home sales jumped in November

Pending home sales jumped in November

WASHINGTON, Dec. 29 (UPI) -- A pending U.S. home sales index climbed 7.3 percent in November, the National Association of Realtors said Thursday.
Existing home sales rise

Existing home sales rise

WASHINGTON, Dec. 21 (UPI) -- Sales of existing homes rose 4 percent from October to November to hit a 10-month high, the National Association of Realtors said Wednesday.
Existing home sales up slightly

Existing home sales up slightly

WASHINGTON, Nov. 21 (UPI) -- Existing U.S. home sales rose slightly in October while unsold inventories continued to decline, the National Association of Realtors said
Sales of existing homes down in September

Sales of existing homes down in September

WASHINGTON, Oct. 20 (UPI) -- Existing U.S. home sales slipped in September after a surge of sales in August, the National Association of Realtors said Thursday.

Pending home sales down a touch

WASHINGTON, Sept. 29 (UPI) -- Pending U.S. home sales fell in August for the second consecutive month after two months of gains, the National Association of Realtors said Thursday.

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Markets go from mixed to mush Wednesday ... In GOP rebuff, Fed calls for a twist ... Paramount project to create 7,300 jobs ... On long odds, home sales rise ... News from United Press International.
On long odds, home sales rise

On long odds, home sales rise

WASHINGTON, Sept. 21 (UPI) -- Existing U.S. home sales rose 7.7 percent in August despite tight credit and a shaky economy, the National Association of Realtors said Wednesday.
Foreclosure scams adding injury to misery

Foreclosure scams adding injury to misery

With some 1.6 million homes either already in bank custody or somewhere in the foreclosure process, as many as 4 million more delinquent but not quite over the edge and property values depressingly depressed, scams are springing up that heap more misery on the already desperate.
MARCELLA S. KREITER, United Press International
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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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