FXstreet.com (Barcelona) - The volume of pending home sales has increased against expectations in the United States in April, posting the highest monthly increase in the last 12 months, according to data released by the national Association of Realtors.

Pending home sales have increased 6.3% in April, following a 0.1% decline in March, against the market forecasts of a 0.3% decline. Year on year, pending home sales have decreased 13.1%.