Pending sales of US homes up 6.1 percent in May, but pace is still slower than in 2013

  • by: JOSH BOAK , Associated Press
  • Updated: June 30, 2014 - 9:45 AM

WASHINGTON — The number of Americans who signed contracts to buy homes shot up in May. But the pace of buying this year remains slower than in 2013, in part because of sluggish sales during winter.

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