1/20/2012 12:30:00 PM
Write a Letter to the Editor
Existing home sales rose 5% for a third straight increase in December, reaching the highest level since January, the National Association of Realtors said Friday.
The increase to an annual rate of 4.61 million homes was just below economistsâ€™ forecasts of a 4.65 million rate, Bloomberg reported.
The median price of existing homes slipped 2.5% from a year ago, to $164,500, while single-family home sales rose 4.6%.
Sales increased in three of four national regions, led by an 11% jump in the Northeast.
Follow Transport Topics on RSS Twitter Facebook
Â© 2011, Transport Topics Publishing Group. All rights reserved.
Existing Home Sales Rise for Third Month (1/20/2012 12:30:00 PM)
November Tonnage Rises 6% in 24th Straight Monthly Gain (1/2/2012 3:45:00 AM)
New Home Sales Rise to Seven-Month High (12/27/2011 9:20:00 AM)
Existing Home Sales Rise in November; Purchases Since 2007 Revised Down (12/21/2011 10:30:00 AM)
New Home Sales Rise 1.3% (11/28/2011 10:30:00 AM)
Existing Home Sales Rise in October (11/21/2011 10:30:00 AM)