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Washington, DC - December 2013 - New Home Closings Numbers Give Hints Market Decrease is Slowing

New home sales fell in Washington, DC in December. Foreclosures as a percentage of existing home closings dropped, falling 4.4% percentage points. The percentage of new home closings belonging to single family homes rose, climbing 2.4% percentage points. Average prices of new and existing homes moved up, rising 4.1%. Mortgage amounts on new homes dropped 1.4%.

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The Decision-Maker for Home Purchases

Washington Post columnist Catherine Rampell reports on a new Pew Charitable Trust report that explores how women's earnings have changed relative to their parents. "The bottom line: Daughters usually earn more than their mothers but less than their fathers."

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