This Sept. 19, 2011 photo, shows a home with a for sale sign in front, in Newton, Mass. The number of Americans who bought previously occupied homes rose in August. But sales were driven by an ... more 
This Sept. 19, 2011 photo, shows a home with a for sale sign in front, in Newton, Mass. The number of Americans who bought previously occupied homes rose in August. But sales were driven by an increase in foreclosures, evidence the housing market remains weak. (AP Photo/Steven Senne) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Steven Senne
Wed, Sep 21, 2011 10:42 AM EDT