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Existing-Home Sales Rise 20.7% in June

The National Association of Realtors® (NAR) is reporting that total existing-home sales, completed transactions that include single-family homes, townhomes, condominiums and co-ops, increased 20.7% from May to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 4.72 million in June.

U.S. Home Prices Decline -0.3% in May 2020

The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA), Home Price Index (HPI) reports that U.S. house prices decline in May by -0.3% from the previous month. Year-over-year, house prices are 4.9% higher, (May 2019 to May 2020).