In this Saturday, March 17, 2012, photo, ann unidentified woman carries a cat in a carrier pat a pending sale sign outside a home on the market in south Denver. A gauge of Americans who signed ... more 
In this Saturday, March 17, 2012, photo, ann unidentified woman carries a cat in a carrier pat a pending sale sign outside a home on the market in south Denver. A gauge of Americans who signed contracts to buy homes fell in April from nearly a two-year high in the previous month. The decline was the biggest in a year, but sales are still well ahead of last year's level for the same month, suggesting the housing market is improving slowly. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By David Zalubowski
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