Important housekeeping announcement: There will be reduced frequency in August until after Labor Day, but you can look forward until then to Out and About, some typically critical posts taken on The High Road, perspectives on sellers and buyers, and other information meant to be both illuminating and, occasionally, even entertaining. This regular Friday feature will return on September 9, when it will be combined with The Big Apple.
Pending home sales rise for second consecutive month
Sales of new homes continue to move sideways in June
By Case-Shiller’s gauge, May home prices increase normally with seasonality
Economists reflect on the numbers
The Fed see little change in U.S. housing market
Following Treasury yields, rates climb 0.8 points and exceed a year earlier