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Construction, Retail Sales Higher

The Mortgage Corner The strength of the economy right now is in the housing and construction sectors, again areas insulated from global factors, such as China‚Äôs slowdown. Construction spending, next to vehicle sales, is perhaps the week’s best surprise, rising … Continue reading

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Housing Sales-Construction Continue to Expand

The Mortgage Corner The NAR reports total existing-home sales, which are completed transactions that include single-family homes, townhomes, condominiums and co-ops, rose 2.4 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 5.04 million in December from a downwardly-revised 4.92 million … Continue reading

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