This was just released today from Realtor.org. Looks like even with some of the negative news about the jobless things seem to showing signs of a national economic recovery. Housing is such a catalyst for the nations economy that this sign of increased sales will be see as a very positive indicator for the recovery of the nations economy in the USA.
WASHINGTON (May 24, 2010)
Existing-home sales rose again in April with buyers motivated by the tax credit, improving consumer confidence and favorable affordability conditions, according to the National Association of Realtors®.
Existing-home sales, which are completed transactions that include single-family, townhomes, condominiums and co-ops, increased 7.6 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual