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Home sales soar in the South

MIAMI — Home sales in the South posted an annual increase of 8 percent in January as buyers grabbed hold of federal tax credits and affordable prices. However, sales plummeted 35 percent from December, a sign that the housing market’s recovery may be on shaky ground. The median sales price of previously owned homes was $140,200, a decrease of 2 ...

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Home prices continue to rise

MIAMI – Home prices rose for the sixth straight month in November, with 14 of 20 metro areas posting improvements from the month before. The Standard & Poor’s/Case-Shiller home price index released today inched up 0.2 percent to a seasonally adjusted reading of 145.49. The index was off 5.3 percent from November last year, nearly matching analyst’s estimates that it ...

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