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New Single-Family Home Sales Surge   Full Article
Washington, DC, Feb. 26, 2014 -- Sales of new single-family rose 9.6% in January to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 468,000, the fastest pace in more than five years, according to the Commerce Department.

Lowe's Reports Higher Earnings, Sales in Q4   Full Article
Mooresville, NC, Feb. 26, 2014 -- Home improvement retailer Lowe's reported net earnings of $306 million for the fourth quarter, a 6.3% increase over the same period a year ago.

Mortgage Application Volume Falls Last Week   Full Article
Washington, DC, Feb. 26, 2014 -- Mortgage purchase applications last week fell to the lowest level in nearly 20 years, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association.

Brintons Signs Designer Virginia Langley   Full Article
Kennesaw, GA, Feb. 26, 2014 -- Carpet firm Brintons has signed an agreement with designer and artist Virginia Langley.

House Prices Rise in December at Slower Pace   Full Article
New York, NY, Feb. 25, 2014 -- The S&P/Case-Shiller index of property values in 20 major cities rose 13.4% from December 2012.

Toll Brothers Income, Sales Surge in Quarter   Full Article
Horham, PA, Feb. 25, 2014 -- Luxury homebuilder Toll Brothers reported first quarter net income was $45.6 million, or $0.25 per share, compared to net income of $4.4 million, or $0.03 per share, a year ago.

Home Depot Earnings, Sales Edge Down in Q4   Full Article
Atlanta, GA, Feb. 25, 2014 -- Home Depot Inc. said that fourth-quarter net income fell 0.8% to $1.01 billion, or $0.73 a share, from $1.02 billion, or $0.68 a share, a year earlier

House Prices Rise 10 Consecutive Quarters   Full Article
Washington, DC, Feb. 25, 2014 -- Home prices rose 1.2% in the fourth quarter of 2013, according to the Federal Housing Finance Agency House Price Index.

Consumer Confidence Edges Lower in February   Full Article
New York, NY, Feb. 25, 2014 -- The Conference Board’s consumer confidence index fell to 78.1 in February from 79.4 in January.

Langhorne Carpet Giving Away Six Tons of Wool   Full Article
Penndel, PA, Feb. 25, 2014 -- Last summer’s electrical fire near the shipping dock of Langhorne Carpet Company's century-old, one-story Pennsylvania mill is resulting in a giveaway of six tons of wool to non-profit organizations.