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Long Island Home Sales Rise in December As Prices Drop

Multiple Listing Services of Long Island recently reported that there were 2,368 closings in December 2012 — a 25.7% jump over November’s figure of 1,885 and 7.5% higher year over year when there were 2,202 closings in December 2011. There were also 1,928 pending sales in December, compared to 1,838 in November (a 4.9% increase), […]

Affordable Financial Services LTD’ Weekly Finance Review

Data released by RealtyTrac on April 14 showed that the number of foreclosures in the first quarter of 2011 was lower than what it was during the same quarter in 2010. More than 681,000 homes received a foreclosure filing in Q1 2011, a 27% decrease. That same quarter, 215,046 borrowers lost their homes, which is […]

Affordable Financial Services LTD’ Weekly Finance Review

Pending home sales rose 2.0% in December, says the National Association of REALTORS. It was the fifth increase in the past six months. The NAR says its pending home sales index rose to 93.7 from a downwardly revised 91.9 in November. However, the index is still 4.2% below the figures from December 2009. (Pending home […]

Pending Home Sales Rise in February

The National Association of Realtors reported on April 5 that the Pending Home Sales Index — a leading indicator of the housing sector based on pending sales of existing homes — rose 8.2% to 97.6. That’s up from January’s figure of 90.2, and up 17.3% from the figure of 83.2 from February 2009. The Pending […]