New-home sales decline in January to three-month low

Sales of new single-family homes dropped 6.9 percent from December to January and were down 4.1 percent. “Sales may have broken their downward trend as the three-month average moved to the highest since June,” Kapfidze said. “Lower mortgage rates may be starting to support sales despite the.

Sales of new homes in January fell to the weakest pace since October, driven by a decline in the Midwest as still-elevated prices keep buyers on the sidelines. Single-family home sales fell from the prior month to a 607,000 annualized pace, according to a government report Thursday that was delayed two weeks by the partial government shutdown.

Sales of existing homes fell to a three-year low in January, with prices surging especially high for those looking to buy their first home. Home sales skid to biggest drop in three years in January

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The supply of homes at the current sales rate rose to 5.9 months from 5.7 months; 309,000 homes for sale was the highest since 2009. The first back-to-back decline since January was led by a 52.3% drop in the Northeast to 21,000 home sales, the fewest since 2015, as well as a 3.3% decline to 355,000 in the South, the biggest region.

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It showed a notable monthly decline with sales falling 4.6% from January, but rising 12.3% above the level seen in February 2012. They still remain at a historically low level of 411K SAAR units. It’s.

Drop in housing starts shows industry may weigh on growth Three straight months of declines in new-home construction show homebuilding may weigh on second-quarter growth, Commerce department data showed friday. residential starts decreased 5.5% to a 1.09 million annualized rate (the estimate was 1.22 million), the weakest since September.

Americans stepped back from buying new homes in March, the third straight monthly decline as sales. some economists see low mortgage rates and improving job market as strong enough to boost sales.

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