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U.S. Homeownership Rates By Quarter 1995 to 2012

Homeownership has long been viewed as a true positive to the owners, neighborhoods, communities and society. The National Association of REALTORS® has an extensive list of these positives based on decades of research. While homeownership fell out of favor in the mist of the bursting of the housing bubble, that has already flipped 180 degrees …Read more

October 2012 Existing Home Sales Up More Than 10 Percent Compared to October 2011 — 4.79 Million SAAR This Year Vs. 4.32 Million Last Year

Housing continues to make a comeback following the real estate depression of 2007 through 2011. Job growth (albeit tepid), rising rents and population growth are the trifecta to increased sales and prices. October 2012 saw a Seasonally-Adjusted Annualized Sales Rate (SAAR) of 4.79 million existing homes, a gain of more than 10 percent from October …Read more