Posts Tagged ‘housing market’

U.S. housing starts continue rise in August

Despite the stalled economy, the housing market shows little sign of slowing down as construction on new homes in August increased by 2.3 per cent, driven by single-family home starts that grew at the fastest rate in more than two years indicating that the U.S. real estate market has not yet lost its momentum. Article […]

Pending sales rise for existing homes

In another sign that the ailing U.S. housing market is showing some signs of life, the number of Americans signing contracts to buy previously owned homes rose more than expected in January. Article © AHN – All Rights Reserved Economy, Business And Finance Stories

U.S. stocks plummet on soaring oil prices, fall in home prices

U.S. stocks sank on Tuesday with the three major indexes suffering their biggest one-day drops. Soaring oil prices triggered by the ongoing popular revolt in Libya and a weak U.S. housing market sparked sell-offs. View full post on Business Stories

‘Further fall’ in number of house hunters

The number of people looking to buy a home has fallen for the fifth month in a row as activity in the housing market continues to slow Related Stories Shell profits jump Double-digit profits rise for Ryanair Rising demand ‘to boost small firm output’ Landlords looking to buy Big UK China deals announced View full […]

First time buyers ‘shut out’ of housing market

A typical first-time buyer would have to save every penny they earned for more than two years in order to get on to the housing ladder. Related Stories House prices drop for third month in a row Remortgage level at ten-year low Housing market ‘subdued’ View full post on UK Business Stories