Posts Tagged ‘ new home sales ’

New Home Sales Up in February

Mar 24th, 2015

*+-Sales of newly built, single-family homes were up a hearty 7.8 percent in February to a seasonally-adjusted annual rate of 539,000 units, according to newly released data by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and the U.S. Census Bureau. This marks the highest sales pace since February 2008. “Most sales activity continues to […]

New Home Sales in West Rise Rapidly; Overall Sales Drop Slightly

Dec 29th, 2014

*+-Sales of newly built, single-family homes fell 1.6 percent in November to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 438,000 units, according to new data from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and the U.S. Census Bureau. “Sales have held in a relatively stable range during the past four months,” says NAHB Chief Economist […]

New-Home Sales Fall 2.4 Percent in July

Aug 25th, 2014

*+-Sales of newly built, single-family homes fell 2.4 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 412,000 units in July, according to newly released data by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and the U.S. Census Bureau. Sales numbers for June were revised up 16,000 to 422,000. “Though new-home sales is a volatile […]

New-Home Sales Up Sharply in October

Dec 5th, 2013

*+-Sales of newly built, single-family homes rose 25.4 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 444,000 units in October, according to data released by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and the U.S. Census Bureau. The government also reported that new-home sales fell 6.6 percent in September. The release of both the […]

Higher Mortgage Rates Prompt Pause in New-Home Sales in July

Aug 26th, 2013

*+-Sales of newly built, single-family homes declined 13.4 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 394,000 units in July as higher mortgage rates prompted a temporary pause in buying activity, according to newly released data from HUD and the U.S. Census Bureau. “The drop-off in sales in July is in part a reflection of […]

New-Home Sales Jump 8.3 Percent in June

Jul 24th, 2013

*+-Sales of newly built, single-family homes surged 8.3 percent to a seasonally adjusted, annual rate of 497,000 units in June, their fastest pace in the last five years, according to data released today by HUD and the U.S. Census Bureau. “The takeaway from this report is that the housing recovery is solidly on track and […]

New-Home Sales Rise 2.1 Percent in May

Jun 25th, 2013

*+-Sales of newly built, single-family homes rose for a third consecutive month in May, posting a 2.1-percent gain to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 476,000 units, according to data released by HUD and the U.S. Census Bureau today. This is the fastest sales pace recorded since July of 2008. “Today’s report confirms that the […]

New-Home Sales Rise 2.3 Percent in April

May 24th, 2013

*+-Sales of newly built, single-family homes rose 2.3 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 454,000 units in April, according to newly released figures from HUD and the U.S. Census Bureau. The gain builds on a strong upward revision to sales numbers reported for the previous month. “Today’s report is further evidence of the […]

New-Home Sales Rise 1.5 Percent in March

Apr 23rd, 2013

*+-Sales of newly built, single-family homes rose 1.5 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 417,000 units in March, according to newly released figures from The Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the U.S. Census Bureau. “The latest sales report is right in line with our forecast for continued, modest increases in […]

New-Home Sales Decline in February from Strong January Pace

Mar 27th, 2013

*+-Sales of newly built, single-family homes declined 4.6 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 411,000 units in February from a strong pace of 431,000 units in the previous month, according to newly released figures from HUD and the U.S. Census Department. Despite the slight decline, this is the second highest monthly total since […]