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  • Housing market bouncing back, sales show

    WASHINGTON — New U.S. home sales rose by the largest amount in more than eight years last month, in another sign the housing market is finally bouncing back from the …

  • Dow tops 9,000 as home sales rise for 3rd month

    Investors celebrated news of another jump in home sales by propelling the Dow Jones industrials to their first close above 9,000 since January.

  • Home prices, sales saw gains in June

    Home prices in Spokane County last month reached their highest level so far this year, according to figures released Thursday by the Spokane Association of Realtors. After weakening in April …

  • Kootenai foreclosures up

    Foreclosures in Kootenai County accelerated in April, jumping 52 percent over March levels and to a level more than fourfold that of last April, according to statistics released Wednesday by …

  • Spokane home prices dip in April

    Homes sales in Spokane County leveled off in April, and average and median prices slipped, possibly reflecting high unemployment in the area, the head of the Spokane Association of Realtors …

  • March home sales figures are mixed

    Homebuyers shrugged off economic worries and pounced on sharply discounted foreclosed homes in California, Nevada and Arizona, driving up sales last month in the West, according to two reports released …

  • Stocks fluctuate on weak home sales report

    Stocks are turning lower as an unexpectedly large drop in home sales is dashing hopes that the economy is healing some its biggest wounds.

  • Sales of second homes off 22 percent

    Sales of vacation and investment homes slid 22 percent last year, a sign that tough economic conditions and tight lending requirements shut out buyers, the National Association of Realtors reported …

  • Home sales rising in West

    Sales of previously occupied homes in the West climbed in February as low mortgage rates and cheap foreclosed properties drew in many first-time buyers and investors, according to two reports …

  • Foreclosures fueling home sales in parts of West

    Home sales in the Western U.S. surged in January as first-time homebuyers, real estate investors and others seized on bargain-priced foreclosed homes in California, Nevada and Arizona, according to two …

  • Spokane-area home prices down in 2008

    Spokane home values dropped more than 12 percent last year, even greater than the national decline, according to estimates from a Seattle firm that often draws criticism from real estate …

  • Home sales down 22 percent in 2008

    Attracting buyers was more difficult last year for Kootenai County residents who had their homes for sale. The number of homes sold in the county fell by 22 percent in …

  • Preowned-home sales climb in West thanks to discounts

    Deep discounts on foreclosed homes helped power sales of preowned homes in the Western U.S. in December, with metro areas in California, Nevada and Arizona leading the way, according to …

  • December existing home sales rise by 6.5 percent

    Sales of existing homes posted an unexpected increase last month, closing out the worst year for the U.S. real estate market in more than a decade.

  • Home builders tour draws all sorts

    Buddy and Lauri Aguiar had visited more than a dozen homes when they parked their Lexus SUV in front of a $745,000 townhouse on the hills overlooking Spokane Valley. The …

  • Cold Weather, Holidays Keep Home-Buying Down

    Winter doldrums hit the North Side housing market in January, with fewer homes sold than in previous months. Prices, however, were a little higher than a year ago. January statistics …

  • Valley Sales

    16 N. Clinton Virginia T. Rathman, $89,000. 521 N. Dick Thomas Kuhns, $70,000. 1204 N. Fairway Elite Properties of America, $149,500.

  • Valley Sales

    12325 E. Skyview Jeffrey E. and Donna J. Lerchenfeldt, $114,500. 4729 E. Woodglen Landmark Builders, $180,000. 10321 E. Main Raymond L. and Penny M. Gross, $47,700.

  • Valley Sales

    11821 E. 15th - Norman C. and Shelly E. Carpenter, $117,000. 11019 E. Sundown - Prudential Residential Services, $146,900. 14419 E. Sunnyside - Norwest Financial America, $85,000. 12001 E. 33rd …

  • Valley Sales

    12921 E. Guthrie - Gilbert L. and Martha G. Gibson, $139,950. 20706 E. Gilbert - James S. Baize and Jerilynn M. Geier, $96,000.

  • Valley Sales

    13714 E. 23rd Jay L. and Carolyn Linnell, $149,900 10412 E. Francis Robert and Sandra Bovee, $174,000.



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