FILE - In this Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2013, file photo, a home for sale sits behind a sign that reads, "sale pending,"in San Diego. The National Association of Realtors said Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2013,

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FILE - In this Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2013, file photo, a home for sale sits behind a sign that reads, "sale pending,"in San Diego. The National Association of Realtors said Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2013, that existing home sales jumped 6.5 percent last month from a 5.06 million pace in June. They have risen 17.2 percent over the past 12 months. ( AP Photo/Gregory Bull, File) less 

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