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US new home sales fall; weekly jobless claims rise

New US single-family home sales fell to a 10-month low in December after three straight months of solid gains, but the housing market recovery remains intact as a tightening labor market boosts wage growth.

US housing price in August seen moving upwards

US housing price in August seen moving upwards

 Growth in US housing prices was steady in August, with the western cities of Portland, Seattle and Denver again seeing the strongest gains, according to survey data released Tuesday.

'Chinese pouring billions into US real estate'

'Chinese pouring billions into US real estate'

Chinese nationals became the largest foreign buyers of US homes last year as they pour billions into American real estate, seeking safe offshore assets, according to a new study.

Blackstone buys Chicago`s Willis Tower

US real estate investor Blackstone Group said Monday it is buying the iconic 110-story Willis Tower in Chicago, the second-tallest building in the United States.

Indians bought US real estate worth $ 5.8 bn in FY'14

Taking benefit of the slump in the American housing market, Indians spent USD 5.8 billion in FY 2014 to purchase real estate in that country, a latest report has said.

New home sales in US hit five-year high in June

Sales increased 8.3 percent from May to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 497,000 units, the highest since May 2008, Xinhua reported.

Indians among top five countries buying properties in the US

The five markets of greatest interest to potential Indian buyers are Los Angeles, Orlando, Chicago, Dallas, and Houston.

US housing market continues to improve

It was more than three times when it was in June 2012, noted NAHB Chief Economist David Crowe.

US fixed mortgage rates hit one-year high

The US mortgage giant said Thursday the 30-year fixed-rate mortgage (FRM) rose to 3.81 percent.

US is the number one property investment pick for 2012

The United States will remain the top choice of most global commercial real estate investors in 2012, but the country has lost ground to Brazil which ranked No. 2 this year, according to a survey released Sunday.