FILE - This Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2012 file photo shows a for-sale sign at a home in Glenview, Ill.An index measuring the number of Americans who signed contracts to buy homes in October jumped to ... more 
FILE - This Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2012 file photo shows a for-sale sign at a home in Glenview, Ill.An index measuring the number of Americans who signed contracts to buy homes in October jumped to nearly its highest level in almost six years. Steady job gains and record-low mortgage rates have made home buying more attractive. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh, File) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Nam Y. Huh, File
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