Arizona mother inspiring other women to grow in real estate

"I don't think there has been a better time to be a female in business," she said. "With the power of social media and the ability we have to create our own jobs, no one showed me how to do this, I just made it up and I'm still making it up.

US new home sales jump 13.8% in June

The Commerce Department reported Friday that the June gain pushed sales of new homes to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 776,000. The increase follows a 19.4% jump in May.

US existing home sales plunge 17.8% in April

The National Association of Realtors said Thursday that last month's decline pushed sales down to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 4.33 million units, the slowest pace since September 2011.