Home sales on the rebound

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POSTED: Monday, May 26, 2014 - 10:00pm

UPDATED: Monday, May 26, 2014 - 10:09pm

Experts expect the real estate market to pick up after several disappointing months chilled by winter weather. Chris Clackum reports.

(NBC News) After several disappointing months, new and existing home sales finally picked up in April.

"In a lot of markets around the country, particularly on the West Coast, homes are moving very fast off the market," notes Trulia's Jed Kolko, "Especially at the low end, the low end houses are moving fastest."

Fastest means they're on the market for only two months.

However, not all homes for sale are taken off the market because they've sold.

"A lot of the new housing demand that we're seeing today is young people looking for urban rental, not people looking to buy for the first time," Kolko explains.

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