|February Pending Home Sales Rise|
| Washington, March 28, 2011 – Pending home sales increased in February but with notable regional variations, according to the National Association of REALTORS®.The Pending Home Sales Index,* a forward-looking indicator, rose 2.1 percent to 90.8, based on contracts signed in February, from 88.9 in January. The index is 8.2 percent below 98.9 recorded in February 2010. The data reflects contracts and not closings, which normally occur with a lag time of one or two months.Click Here
Source: National Association of REALTORS®
With the Spring season kicking off with a whimper, the Maine Association of Realtors is taking a cue from the builders and launching their own one-week "Clearance Event." That's right, at least $10,000 off of participating existing homes.