Sales grew by an annual average of 33% over the last five years while earnings grew by an annual average of nine percent over the same period. Cash flow is another story. Potential investors.

At its peak in January 2011, cash sales made up 46.5% of total home sales. The main reason behind these results is a decline in distressed sales, which are mostly all-cash, explained Frank Nothaft.

Home Depot (NYSE:HD) has been one of the best-performing retail stocks since the recession. While much of the sector has struggled with the rise of e-commerce and a decline in. Home Depot’s sales.

as miserly wage growth and falling home prices eat into spending power in a sector that accounts for 56% of the economy. That was a major reason the RBA last month cut its benchmark cash rate for.

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Economically strong regions that continue to experience housing market softness – as indicated by elevated housing supply figures, slow sales rates, and falling prices – may soon turn the corner, creating lucrative opportunities for home buyers who time their purchases just right.

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As expected, Gilead’s hepatitis C virus (HCV) sales continued to drop. Combined HCV sales in the first quarter totaled $2.58 billion, down a whopping 40% from the prior-year period. Even with Epclusa’s sales soaring to $892 million, the huge declines for Harvoni and Sovalid were simply too much for the newer HCV drug to offset.

Existing home sales rose 2.1% in October and were up 10.9% from a year earlier, while the median price was up 11.1% and the inventory of homes for sale declined. This has sparked improved activity. Housing starts rose in October and were 28% ahead of a year-earlier while permits, a precursor to starts, were up 30%.

In January of 2016, cash sales comprised 35.5% of all home sales, down from 39.7% in January of 2015, marking the 37th consecutive year-over-year monthly decline.

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OpenClose names Ken Ellis director of business development WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., March 31, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) – OpenClose(R), an enterprise-class, multi-channel, end-to-end loan origination system (LOS) provider, announced that HousingWire has named the company to its 2016 HW TECH100(TM) list for the third year.

Comparable sales fell 9.5% in Q3 2014. Sears Canada is monetizing its remaining real estate too slowly given its rate of cash burn. Target’s struggles. be accelerated even more should its comps.

Drop in house prices drives double-dip debate  · Australian house price growth looks set to slow as foreign demand dries up. foreign demand has been a factor in helping to drive prices higher, although he admits that there is still.