US housing recovery is facing an obstacle: Not enough homes are for sale

  • by: SCOTT MAYEROWITZ , Associated Press
  • Updated: May 4, 2013 - 9:55 AM

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. - Beth Heinen Bell and her husband, Christian — like a rising number of Americans — are ready to jump into the real estate market and become homeowners. Yet they're running into an obstacle that's keeping the national housing recovery in check: There aren't enough homes for sale.

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