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More first time buyers boost existing home sales in the US

More first time buyers boost existing home sales in the US

The National Association of Realtors' pending home sales index , which tracks contract signings for purchases of previously owned homes, rose a seasonally adjusted 0.2% in June from the prior month, the trade group said Wednesday. Census Bureau and the Department of Housing and Urban Development . Mortgage rates lingered near all-time lows through most of the month, but Yun warns that customers are finding it hard to take advantage of rates, largely because of restricted housing inventory.



Two college football punters die in auto crash

French got to know Foltz more over the past two years from working at Kohl's Kicking Camps - where Foltz, Sadler and Meyer were serving as staff members over the weekend before Saturday's crash near Waukesha. They represented what we love about college football the most. "He got trotted out there, and the first shot he took, he made it, and the crowd erupted", Tomlin said Monday.



Team USA's Draymond Green, Kevin Durant booed at Staples Center

Each hit four 3-pointers. Klay Thompson added 17 points, DeMar DeRozan had 13 and DeMarcus Cousins scored 12 and grabbed seven rebounds in another dominating performance for the Americans, this time in the city of Los Angeles . As the free agency period's disarray winds down, we thought it would be a good time to grade just how these teams operated. "We didn't score right away but we played really good defense", Krzyzewski said .



Stokes ruled out of third Test against Pakistan with calf tear

In addition to the remaining 10 fit players who featured at Old Trafford, England have selected Nottinghamshire quick Jake Ball, who made his Test debut in a 75-run defeat by Pakistan in the series opener at Lord's. Nevertheless, England coach Trevor Bayliss remains well aware of Stokes s value to the team. "We've spoken about it, just letting a few more balls go and let the bowlers come to him before he plays his favourite shot".



Stokes ruled out of third Test

It was later confirmed that Stokes will be sent for an MRI scan on Tuesday. He missed two subsequent matches in that series victory, and the four one-day internationals and a Twenty20 that followed , before returning at Old Trafford. "It's obviously only a split-second to make that decision, but he's fully aware of it". In addition to the remaining ten other players who featured at Old Trafford, England have brought back Jake Ball, who made his Test debut in a 75-run defeat by ...



All-rounder Stokes ruled out of 3rd test due to calf injury

Stokes was two deliveries into his sixth over when he pulled up sharply having delivered the ball and was unable to stop a gentle push back past him from Younis Khan. The coach, has however been impressed by the performances of Chris Woakes and has urged patience with the under-performing James Vince. "His cover-drive is one of his better shots".