The National Association of Realtors® (NAR) said it was encouraged to see the month also bring a modest increase in the percentage of first-time. May. Sales were 1.6 percent higher than the June.

A real estate agent shows a condo to prospective buyers in Miami, Florida. The numbers: Existing-home sales ran at a seasonally adjusted. According to NAR’s measure of first-time buyers, they.

WASHINGTON (MarketWatch) — Sales of existing homes rose 5.1% in May to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 5.35 million, hitting the fastest pace since November 2009 and rebounding from a drop.

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The National Association of Realtors reports sales of existing single-family homes rose 5.1% in March to an annualized rate of 5.33 million units. The expectation was for 5.30 million units.

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Wednesday, the association said existing home sales rose 5.1% in March to a seasonally adjusted and annualized rate of 5.33 million units, compared to February’s annualized rate of 5.08 million homes. The data was stronger than expected as consensus forecasts were calling for a sales rate of 5.29 million units.

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Existing-home sales sprang ahead in May to their. in the increase in sales is more homeowners realizing the equity they’ve accumulated in recent years and finally deciding to trade-up or downsize,”.

“A significant breakout in existing home sales. May 2011 when the NAR started tracking the series, down from 36 days in March and 26 days a year ago. About 53% of homes sold in April were on the.

The NAR reported existing home sales plunged -5.1% from last month and are down -5.1% from January of last year. This is the 3rd decline from from year ago. Existing home sales are now at July 2012 levels. While many blame the harsh winter on falling sales, in the West where weather has not been a factor, existing home sales declined -7.3% for the month and are down -13.7%

Existing Home Sales Jump 5.1 %. The National Association of Realtors said Monday that sales of existing homes grew 5.1 percent to an annual rate of 4.72 million last month, from 4.49 million units in January. It was the largest sales jump since july 2003. sales had been expected to fall to an annual pace of 4.45 million units,

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