Measure of signed contracts to buy US homes reaches 6-year high as housing recovery continues

  • by: CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER , AP Economics Writer
  • Updated: June 27, 2013 - 11:55 AM

WASHINGTON — The number of people who signed contracts to buy U.S. homes jumped in May to the highest level in more than six years, a sign home sales will probably rise in the months ahead.

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