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U.S. home prices rose in June by the smallest year-over-year amount in 20 months, slowed by modest sales and more properties coming on the market.
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Average U.S. long-term mortgage rates were stable to slightly higher this week, remaining near their lows for the year.
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Average U.S. rates on fixed mortgages edged up slightly this week, remaining near historically low levels.
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U.S. construction spending rose less than expected in May, which could prompt a further downgrading of second-quarter economic growth estimates.
The number of Americans who signed contracts to buy homes shot up in May, though the pace of buying this year remains slower than in 2013.
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U.S. single-family home prices rose less than expected in April, according to the closely watched S&P/Case-Shiller index.
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Sales of previously owned homes in May posted the best monthly gain in nearly three years, providing hope that housing is beginning to regain momentum.
U.S. housing starts and building permits fell more than expected in May, suggesting the housing recovery will likely remain slow for a while.
Americans increasingly prefer to live near the centers of cities, but fewer can now afford newly built homes in the walkable neighborhoods they desire.
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