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Mortgage Applications Decline Last Week   Full Article
Washington, DC, Nov. 26, 2014 -- Mortgage applications last week fell 4.3% from one week earlier, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association.

Durable Goods Orders Up on Military Spending   Full Article
Washington, DC, Nov. 26, 2014 -- Durable-goods orders rose last month mostly due to military spending, the Commerce Department said.

Initial Jobless Claims Rise Last Week   Full Article
Washington, DC, Nov. 26, 2014 -- Initial claims for unemployment benefits unexpectedly rose last week to the highest level since September, according to the Labor Department.

Third Quarter GDP Growth Revised Higher   Full Article
Washington, DC, Nov. 24, 2014 -- Economic growth for the third quarter was revised higher than initial estimates.

Dixie Group Forms Masland Hospitality Business   Full Article
Chattanooga, TN, Nov. 25, 2014 -- The Dixie Group said it is forming Masland Hospitality, a new business that will be led by Elizabeth Moore, vice president of Masland Hospitality.

Installation Apprentice School To Open Next Year   Full Article
Dalton, GA, Nov. 25, 2014 -- A non-profit floorcovering installation apprentice school has been set up in Dalton.

Home Prices Rise from a Year Ago   Full Article
Washington, DC, Nov. 24, 2014 -- U.S. home prices year-over-year rose 4.9% in September-- the slowest pace since October 2012 -- compared with annual growth of 5.6% in August.

House Prices Increase in Third Quarter   Full Article
Washington, DC, Nov. 25, 2014 -- House prices rose 0.9% in the third quarter, according to the Federal Housing Finance Agency House Price Index.

Rugnews.com Founder Wyman Dies   Full Article
New York, NY, Nov. 25, 2014 -- Rugnews.com founder Lissa Wyman died Nov. 18 at her Manhattan home at age 70.

NAR Sees Gradually Improving Commercial Sector   Full Article
Washington, DC, Nov. 24, 2014 -- Commercial real estate should be on a firmer footing next year thanks to an improving U.S. economy, according to the National Association of Realtors quarterly commercial real estate forecast.