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Thursday, February 27, 2014

2013 saw 11.3% rise in home prices

The S&P/Case-Shiller Home Price Index had best year since 2005, but there is no consistency from month to month.  Click on the link to read the full Money.cnn.com article.

Friday, February 14, 2014

January home listings and sale prices much better than January 2013

According to the Tucson Association of Realtors Multiple Listing Service, the average home sale price lost 2.5% in January from last month but was 8.2% better than January 2013.

Active home listings gained 6 percent over December's listings and were 23% better than January 2013's numbers. The big jump came in new listings for January. They were 65% better than December and 21% better than last year. Click on the link to read the full Arizona Daily Star article.

Wednesday, February 12, 2014

Home prices heat up while buyers cool down in fourth quarter

Sudden increases in home prices give some buyers in some markets pause in the last quarter. Click on the link to read the full WSJ article.

Thursday, February 6, 2014

A 30-year, fixed-rate home loan moving closer to 4%

The market's move to bonds is dropping yields and mortgage rates, a bonus for anyone wanting to buy or refinance a home. Click on the link to read the full Money.cnn.com article.