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Housing sales in Wisconsin continue to rebound. April brings a 22nd consecutive month of growth with sales up 9 percent compared to the month previous.
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So good were the figures that Home Depot raised its forecast for the year. Looking ahead, Home Depot expects to make $3.52 a share in 2013, up from an earlier forecast of $3.37 a share.
Lenders tightened home equity standards a couple of years ago, and it has been hard to leverage all the equity in a home because about 10 to 20 percent must remain untouched.
A lot of investors who love to buy at the bottom and sell at the top are kicking themselves these days-for missing the market peak in gold and the nadir in housing.
As Realtors enter the peak home selling season, Terry Westbrook, president of the Grand Rapids Association of Realtors has one complaint.
Sales of existing homes in April surged again in the Indianapolis area. Sales jumped 18.7 percent, to 2,629, from the same month a year ago in the 13-county metro area, the Metropolitan Indianapolis Board of Realtors said.
Hong Kong shares jumped to their highest since early February on Monday, led by Chinese cyclical counters, as investors chased a resurgent mainland China market on their return from a Friday holiday, which posted a fourth-straight day of gains.
In order to get in on hot housing markets, amateur investors are buying up homes and taking risky measures -- like tapping their retirement accounts -- to fund the deals.
The bubbling U.S. stock market might get more pop this week from positive sales trends in housing, but danger signs lurk in other parts of the economy.
CoreLogic said today that home prices are projected to increase 3.9 percent on an annualized basis between the fourth quarter of 2012 and the same quarter in 2017.
Secondary home sales climbed to their highest level since the latest coolers in the form of double stamp duty were imposed in late February.
This Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2012, photo, shows an exterior view of a home sold in Palo Alto, Calif.
While much of the housing market along the northern barrier island of the Jersey Shore is still recovering from Hurricane Sandy's devastation, there are still a large number of undamaged rentals available for the upcoming 2013 summer season.
The suspect holed up in a home that had just sold; the closing was scheduled for 4 p.m. that same day.
Making sure that people learn from the mistakes that they and others have made is the best way to avoid seeing problems repeat in the future.