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Published: June 29, 2020 by Jacob Passy

Contract signings rose by the largest percentage ever between April and May

 

The numbers: After two consecutive months of decline, the index of pending home sales soared 44.3% in May as compared with April, the National Association of Realtors reported Monday.

The monthly increase was the largest ever since the National Association of Realtors started the index in January 2001. “This has been a spectacular recovery for contract signings, and goes to show the resiliency of American consumers and their evergreen desire for homeownership,” Lawrence Yun, chief economist for the National Association of Realtors, said in the report. “This bounce back also speaks to how the housing sector could lead the way

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By Larissa Runkle | Jun 4, 2020

With every day of this pandemic feeling like it brings a fresh batch of news, you’d be forgiven for feeling confused about the actual state of things now. While many cities start to reopen—and some continue to experience a high volume of new COVID-19 cases—it’s hard to know how any sector of the economy is doing, especially the real estate market.

Whether you’re curious about the timing of a sale or the nitty-gritty details of how it will all go down, we’ve got you covered. We’ve gathered advice from the real estate experts to answer your most pressing questions about selling a home during the coronavirus pandemic. Read more>>

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By Jennifer Kelly Geddes | Mar 23, 2020

Cooped up inside because of the coronavirus? In this unsettling time, doing your part to maintain social distance means you've been spending a lot of time indoors. And while movie marathons and board games can occupy part of your day, they might start to get old after a while. One can enjoy only so many games of Scrabble, right?

If you're feeling a little stir-crazy (and other forms of entertainment just aren't cutting it), try taking on a home project that'll make you feel productive. Read more>>

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By Cicely Wedgeworth | Dec 4, 2019

 

Ten years ago, many homeowners were desperately hoping to hang on to their homes. Others were doing everything they could just to scare up potential buyers. Meanwhile, said buyers were struggling to get financing from newly skittish lenders. Ah, memories. What a difference a decade makes!

It has, in fact, been the most consequential stretch in American real estate history, one that has fundamentally altered the landscape. Read more>>

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