Monday’s housing news

Existing-home sales could reach normalcy in 2013, according to Lawrence Yun, chief economist for the National Association of Realtors (NAR) .

Posted on August 27, 2012 at 4:00 pm
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Market highlights for Seattle metro area

Sales of existing homes throughout the U.S. rose 2.3 percent in July from the previous month to a seasonally adjusted rate of 4.47 million, reports the Seattle Times . In the Puget Sound area, sales rose 11 percent in July.

Posted on August 24, 2012 at 4:00 pm
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An all-American house built in Bozeman, Montana

One man in Bozeman, Montana, has thrown down the gauntlet to builders throughout the nation. Anders Lewendal, a builder who holds a degree in economics, asserts that buying just 5% more American-made materials would create 220,000 jobs.

Posted on May 25, 2012 at 4:00 pm
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Seattle touts job growth and sustainability

Seattle ranked fifth in the nation for job growth during the period between January 2011 and January 2012, according to the Puget Sound Business Journal . Washington state was fifteenth in the nation. The W.P

Posted on May 11, 2012 at 4:00 pm
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