From the monthly archives:

April 2011

US Incomes And Spending Kept Rising In March

April 29, 2011
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Americans’ incomes grew at a solid pace last month and a gauge of consumer sentiment rose in April, boding well for spending amid continued pressure from high gasoline and food prices. U.S. labor costs, meanwhile, posted their sharpest gain in a year in the first quarter, another sign that Americans with a job are poised […]

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Consumer Sentiment In U.S. Increased In April On Jobs

April 29, 2011
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Confidence among U.S. consumers climbed in April from the lowest level in more than a year as job growth helped Americans withstand rising fuel costs. The Thomson Reuters/University of Michigan final index of consumer sentiment rose to 69.8 from March’s 67.5 reading that was the lowest since November 2009. Six straight months of expanding payrolls […]

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Lennar Las Vegas Offers Incredible Savings On Inventory Homes In 15 Communities Across The Valley This Weekend

April 29, 2011
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Lennar is hosting their biggest Inventory Sales Event this weekend across Las Vegas. Homebuyers who hurry, can receive a quick move-in home for a great price with additional incentives and can take advantage of the best buyer’s market in years. Don’t wait – this sale ends May 20th. “We have quick move-in homes available in […]

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Hiring Starts To Pick Up Pace

April 29, 2011
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Hiring by the nation’s small employers is accelerating, a sign that the stubbornly slow overall job recovery may be poised to gain momentum. So far this year, small businesses have added roughly twice as many workers a month as they did in most of 2010, recent data show. Experts say small employers are cautiously ramping […]

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Smart Homes Hit Mainstream: Lennar Arizona is Offering Energy Efficient-Technology Rich Homes

April 29, 2011
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Have you ever left on vacation and wondered ‘Did I turn down the heat?’ or, ‘Did I remember to lock the front door?’ Or have you been at the office and wanted to see if your child made it home safely from school? Enter the smart home. While smart home technology has been available in […]

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Lennar Atlanta: New Designer Model Showcases Superior Living at Tanglewood Crest in East Cobb

April 29, 2011
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On Saturday, April 30th, Lennar Homes will open the doors to the exclusive Tanglewood Crest community, featuring a designer model home where interested homebuyers can get a peek at the excellent craftsmanship and upgraded amenities available in this new East Cobb neighborhood. Interested homebuyers that come by Tanglewood Crest this Saturday for the grand opening event […]

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What Moves Mortgage Rates?

April 29, 2011
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Mortgage rates may be at historic lows, but they’ve still jumped around somewhat in recent months, perplexing Americans mulling a home purchase this spring. It’s not always easy to pinpoint the cause of interest rate volatility, but much of it has to do with fickle capital markets, supply-and-demand dynamics, and even turmoil abroad. Outside investors […]

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Lennar Donates $5,000 to Charleston’s Windwood Farm Home for Children

April 29, 2011
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Lennar Homes and Windwood Farm Home for Children share a similar mission – to provide people with a place to call home. This week the link between these two organizations became stronger when Lennar made a $5,000 donation to the nonprofit. While Lennar Homes has been building more than 55 years, Windwood Farm Home for […]

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Myrtle Beach: Lennar Donates $5,000 to Waccamaw Youth Center to Support At-Risk Children in Grand Strand Area

April 29, 2011
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This month Lennar Homes made a $5,000 donation to Waccamaw Youth Center, Horry County’s first and only low management group home. Waccamaw Youth Center provides comprehensive residential services for abused, neglected and abandoned youth ages 12 to 21. The $5,000 donation from Lennar will help Waccamaw Youth Center replenish supplies and other supporting tools that assist […]

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Pending Sales Of Existing Homes In U.S. Increased 5.1% In March, More Than Estimated

April 28, 2011
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The number of Americans signing contracts to buy previously owned homes rose more than forecast in March, a sign the industry that triggered the recession may begin to stabilize. The index of pending home resales climbed 5.1 percent after a revised 0.7 percent increase the prior month, the National Association of Realtors said. The median […]

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