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U.S. Home Sales Rose To 5-Year High In 2012
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. sales of previously occupied homes rose in 2012 to their highest level in five years, spurred higher by record-low mortgage rates and steady hiring. The National Association of Realtors says sales reached 4.65 million last year. That’s up 9.2 percent from 2011 an…
Aftermath of the Sheepherder Hill Fire [PHOTOS]
Fire officials say the Sheepherder Hill fire has scorched just over 15,500 acres since its start on Sept. 9. 37 homes and 22 outbuildings have been confirmed destroyed. Two homes have been damaged. The fire is 100 percent contained. Many evacuated Casper Mountain residents were allowed to tour the a…
Wildfires Claim 189 Homes In No. Colorado
LOVELAND, Colo. (AP) — Firefighters continue to face dangerous conditions across much of the Rocky Mountain region. They’re working in hot, dry weather to battle a wildfire that’s charred nearly 92 square miles in northern Colorado. Authorities say eight more homes have burned n…
Home Prices Fall Again
    WASHINGTON (AP) — Home prices fell in January for a fifth straight month in most major U.S. cities, as modest sales increases have yet to boost prices. The Standard & Poor’s/Case-Shiller home-price index shows prices dropped in January from December in 16 of 19 cities…
Home Sales Improving
WASHINGTON (AP) — Home sales rose in January to the highest pace in nearly two years, flashing signs of health ahead of the spring-buying season. The National Association of Realtors says home sales increased 4.3 percent last month to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 4.57 million. Thatt&#x…