The interest fact was not the decrease itself, but I wonder in the current market conditions was it really unexpected?
Sales of existing U.S. homes unexpectedly fell in August for the first time in four months, signaling the housing recovery will be slow to gain speed.
Purchases dropped 2.7 percent to a 5.1 million annual rate, the second-highest level in the last 23 months, the National Association of Realtors said today in Washington. The median price dropped 12.5 percent from August 2008.
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