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[20 May 2011 | One Comment | 3,415 views]
Pending sales and closed sales — what’s the difference?

Regular visitors to First Arkansas News know that we talk about real estate quite a bit on this site.
Just visit the real estate category sometime and you’ll find coverage that borders on excessive — mortgage news, housing market reports, views from economists, etc. are tossed in that category regularly. Why focus so much on real estate? Simply put, it’s a leading economic indicator. When people are buying or not buying homes, that tells us a lot about what’s going on in the overall economy. After all, people who don’t have …