U.S. new home sales fall to eight-month low in August. Reuters. Sep. 26, 2017, 10:02 AM. New home sales, which are drawn from permits, are volatile on a month-to-month basis. Sales were down 1.
New home sales in August decreased to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 560,000, a new low for 2017. However, housing inventory also increased, reaching 6.1 months at the current sales rate.
Declining due to lack of housing inventory. Existing home sales decreased in January, seeing the largest annual decline in more than three years, according to the latest release from the National Association of Realtors. Total existing home sales, completed transactions that include single-family homes, townhomes, condominiums and co-ops,
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New Home Sales Drop 7.8 Percent to 5-Month Low in January. Economists polled by Reuters had forecast new home sales, which account for nearly 10 percent of the housing market, rising to a pace of 645,000 units last month. Sales tumbled 33.3 percent in the Northeast to their lowest level since August 2016.
· The following chart presents the year-over-year growth rate of the trailing twelve month average of the U.S. new home sales market capitalization from January 2000 through January 2019, where we confirm that new home sales in the U.S. have become an economic headwind, showing negative year-over-year growth rates since they last peaked in March 2018.
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The new home sales estimate is derived using mortgage application information from the BAS, as well as assumptions regarding market coverage and other factors. Meanwhile, the NAHB/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index said lower interest rates stabilized builder confidence in January.
An unexpected decline in sales of previously owned homes last month to the lowest level since August 2016 indicates rising prices and lean inventories are impeding faster growth in the housing market, National Association of Realtors data showed on Thursday.
First, use rolling 12-month periods While the calendar year is best because homebuilding and new home sales are at their low points in winter. concerns (stock market decline), 2019 could benefit..
The percent decline was the largest since May 2010. Sales rose 3.4 percent in the Northeast, despite a blizzard in late January. They were also up 1.8 percent in the populous South, but decreased 5.9.
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