WASHINGTON — Existing home sales jumped 10.0% to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 4.53 million in September, the National Association of Realtors reported Monday, while warning against a moratorium on foreclosure sales.

Sales in August totaled 4.21 million, revised up from the 4.13 million reported last month. There were 3.84 million existing home sales in July, the lowest on record dating back to 1999.

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