In this Jan. 26, 2011 photo, a pending home sale sign is posted outside a home in Palo Alto, Calif. The National Association of Realtors said Thursday, Jan. 27, 2011 that its index of sales agreements... more 
In this Jan. 26, 2011 photo, a pending home sale sign is posted outside a home in Palo Alto, Calif. The National Association of Realtors said Thursday, Jan. 27, 2011 that its index of sales agreements for previously occupied homes rose 2 percent in December 2010, marking the fifth increase in the past six months. less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Paul Sakuma
Thu, Jan 27, 2011 2:35 PM EST