WASHINGTON - U.S. sales of existing homes rose more than expected in November, keeping housing on track to set a record for the fourth straight record year, an industry survey showed.

Resales rose 6% last month, to an annual rate of 5.09 million, ending a string of four consecutive monthly declines, the National Association of Realtors said Tuesday. October sales fell a revised 6.4%, to a 4.80 million-unit rate, previously reported as 4.79 million units.

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