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Home Prices Increase in January   Full Article
New York, NY, March 29, 2016 -- Home prices rose in January, according to the S&P/Case-Shiller index.

Consumers More Optimistic in March   Full Article
New York, NY, March 29, 2016 -- Consumer confidence improved in March, the Conference Board said.

Builder Lennar Reports Higher Earnings, Revenues   Full Article
Miami, FL, March 29, 2016 -- Homebuilder Lennar reported first quarter net income of $144.1 million, or $0.63 per share, compared to $115.0 million, or $0.50 per share, a year ago.

Atlanta Fed Revises Q1 GDP Estimate Lower   Full Article
New York, NY, March 29, 2016 -- The Atlanta Federal Reserve said its GDPNow forecast model shows the economy is growing at a pace below 1% in the first quarter.

Pending Home Sales Rise in February   Full Article
Washington, DC, March 28, 2016 -- Pending home sales in February jumped 3.5%, the National Association of Realtors reported Monday. Pending sales reached the highest level in seven months.

Home Renovation High Priority for Consumers, Survey Says   Full Article
New York, NY, March 28, 2016 -- Nearly two out of three consumers say they are planning to renovate their homes, according to a new survey from LightStream, a division of SunTrust Bank.

Business Economists Predict Slower Growth   Full Article
Washington, DC, March 28, 2016 -- Business economists are predicting weaker growth in the economy than they were late last year, according to a survey by the National Association of Business Economists.

Personal Income, Spending, Top Expectations   Full Article
Washington, DC, March 28, 2016 -- Personal income and spending rose 0.5% in February, according to the Commerce Department.

Mortgage Rates Decline Last Week   Full Article
Washington, DC, March 28, 2016 -- After four straight weeks of increases, mortgage rates dipped last week, according to Freddie Mac.

Global Tile Demand in 2020 To Hit $120 Billion   Full Article
New York, NY, March 28, 2016 -- Global demand for ceramic tiles market was valued at around $72.0 billion in 2014 and is expected to reach around $120.0 billion in 2020, according to a report by Zion Research.