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Contractors optimistic about 2014 housing market

The housing industry is back to the level it was at before the recession began in 2008, according to builders, real estate agents and lenders who Friday released 2013 year-end and fourth-quarter statistics. “Our president says things are pretty much ...

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Survey shows optimism in real estate market

A new national real estate forecast indicates renewed optimism for growth in commercial real estate and even stronger expectations for housing than those made just six months ago. According to the latest semi-annual Urban Land Institute/Ernst & Young forecast released ...

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Homebuilder optimism rises for 5th straight month

WASHINGTON — U.S. homebuilders are gradually growing more optimistic about the depressed housing market and believe homes sales could pick up sharply when the spring buying season begins. The National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo said Wednesday that its builder ...

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Commercial real estate activity picking up

Commercial Realtors are optimistic that the market is picking up and will continue to improve. Joseph F. Rowley, president of the New York State Commercial Association of Realtors, said the mood is positive at the 10th annual NYS Real Estate Conference, which wrapped up Wednesday.

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Consumer Confidence Index hits 3-year high

NEW YORK CITY — The Consumer Confidence Index rose in February to its highest point in three years as Americans are feeling more optimistic about their income prospects and the direction the economy is headed.

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