JOSH BOAK

In this Friday, Jan. 4, 2019, photo a sign is displayed outside a house for sale in Pittsburgh’s Lawrenceville neighborhood. Freddie Mac, the mortgage company, on Thursday, Jan. 10, releases weekly mortgage rates. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)

US home sales fell 1.3% in January

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. home sales retreated 1.3% in January from the prior month, but low mortgage rates helped enable an increase in purchases from...