US home prices fall by most in 11 years but sales are down
US home sales fell in April for the second month in a row and home prices had the biggest drop since 2012, according to a National Association of Realtors report released Thursday.
Sales had shown some life, rising in February after a full year of declines due to surging mortgage rates, but that momentum has since cooled.
In April, sales of existing homes — which include single-family homes, townhomes, condominiums and co-ops — dropped 3.4% from March. Annually, sales were down 23% from a year ago and the seasonally adjusted...