US New Home Sales declined to 607K v 622K eyed

New Home Sales

Sales of new single‐family houses in January 2019 were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 607,000, according to estimates released jointly today by the U.S. Census Bureau and the Department of Housing and Urban Development. This is 6.9 percent (±16.3 percent)* below the revised December rate of 652,000 and is 4.1 percent (±14.0 percent)* below the January 2018 estimate of 633,000.

Sales Price

The median sales price of new houses sold in January 2019 was $317,200. The average sales price was $373,100.

 


Census Bureau