Housing Continues To Befuddle, Brusca Says.

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"The number of homes for sale in July has not been this depressed since the economy exited the 2001 recession," says Kristin Reynolds, U.S. economist with IHS Global Insight. "Homes that do sell are selling faster, suggesting that buyers are on the sidelines waiting for suitable homes to become available." Will the market improve? Existing home sales show a marked difference from new home sales, which rose 12.4% in July. "Housing continues to befuddle," Brusca says. "The NAR and home builders have complained for a while about supply. Yet new home sales surged in July and existing sales fell back in July, with complaints for the latter about supply." Still, IHS' Reynolds remains encouraged about how the rest of year will shape up for the sale of existing homes. "The fundamentals for housing remain encouraging, with employment and incomes steady and very low borrowing costs. "We expect moderate price appreciation to encourage inventory expansion and sustain the pace of existing home sales. This year's pace of existing home sales is still on track to be the best since 2006," Reynolds says. Mortgage rates for Wednesday, August 24 Bankrate wants to hear from you and encourages comments.

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