Article Photos: Contracts to buy US homes slip in June 1/1

In this July 10, 2014 photo, a sale pending sign is posted in front of a home for sale in Quincy, Mass. The National Association of Realtors on Monday, July 28, 2014 said its seasonally adjusted pending home sales index slipped 1.1 percent to 102.7 in June. The index remains 7.3 percent below its level a year ago. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)