New home sales in January jumped to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 437,000, a 15.6 percent increase over the December number of 378,000 and a 28.9 percent increase compared to January 2012 when sales were at a rate of 339,000.  The December figure was originally reported as 369,000 which had been an -8.8 percent drop from the previous month. According to the new home sales report issued this morning by

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