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November pending-home sales steady

Posted: December 31, 2013 at 2:46 a.m.

Prospective home buyer Valerie Van Lerberghe, left, looks at the refrigerators of a new home for sale while speaking with realtor Peter Blank of Mile Hi Modern real estate in Denver, Colorado, U.S., on Friday, Dec. 13, 2013. The Commerce Department is scheduled to release new home sales figures on Dec. 24. Photographer: Matthew Staver/Bloomberg *** Local Caption *** Valerie Van Lerberghe; Peter Blank

The number of Americans who signed contracts to buy existing homes in November remained essentially unchanged from October, suggesting sales are stabilizing after several months of declines.

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Business, Pages 21 on 12/31/2013

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