RealtyTrac: Foreclosures may have peaked

Aug. 11, 2011, 10:24 a.m. EDT RealtyTrac has long predicted that 2011 would break foreclosure records once lenders broke through a logjam of processing delays. But now that the slowdown in foreclosure activity is ten months old, RealtyTrac’s Rick Sharga says it’s time to reassess. Click to listen to MarketWatch Breaking News> Copyright © 2011 […]

Realtors See 8% Rise in 2011 Existing Home Sales

…It is the second consecutive monthly increase for NAR’s pending sales index and the trade group is expecting a 7.8% increase in existing home sales in 2011. “In addition to exceptional affordability conditions, steady improvements in the economy are helping bring buyers into the market,” NAR chief economist Lawrence Yun said on Thursday.  The pending […]