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Nationally, contracts for existing home sales were up slightly in April compared with March, though less than expectations. Sales contracts were also down compared with 2013. The overall uptick included a decline in the West Region of the country, even on a month to month basis.

National Association of Realtors® Press Release: Pending Home Sales Edge Up in April | realtor.org.

MarketWatch.com Report

Flagstaff home sales may be lagging the nation a bit. As of my review of Flagstaff MLS statistics earlier this month, pending home sales were strong; however, May has “seemed” less busy than April. We’ll see next week when I have a new Flagstaff Home Sales Report for you.