Tax Credit at Work: Existing Home Sales Continue to Improve

by devteam August 21st, 2009 | Share

Great news for the housing market gave equities a boost after a week of up and downs. Sales of Existing Homes in July soared by 7.2% in the month, pushing the annualized pace of sales to 5.420 million, the highest rate in almost two years and the first time past the 5 million mark in nine months.

July marks the fourth straight month of increases for Existing Home Sales, including a 3.6% gain in June. Markets were only looking for a 2.5% advance in July. Compared to last year, total sales are up 5% â€

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Steven A Feinberg (@CPAsteve) of Appletree Business Services LLC, is a PASBA member accountant located in Londonderry, New Hampshire.

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