New Home Sales Archive

To Buy a New or Previously Owned Home

Since 1981, the Profile of Home Buyers and Sellers has collected data on whether home buyers purchased a new home or a previously constructed existing home. For many people around the country, new home construction simply does not exist...
September 29, 2016

Raw Count of Home Sales (July 2016)

Existing-home sales dropped 3.2 percent in July from one month prior while new home sales rose 12.4 percent.  These headline figures are seasonally adjusted figures and are reported in the news.  However, for everyday practitioners, simple raw counts of...

Raw Count of Home Sales (May 2016)

Existing-home sales increased 1.8 percent in May from one month prior while new home sales dropped 6.0 percent.  These headline figures are seasonally adjusted figures and are reported in the news.  However, for everyday practitioners, simple raw counts of...

Raw Count of Home Sales (December 2015)

Existing-home sales increased 14.7 percent in December from one month prior while new home sales rose 10.8 percent.  These headline figures are seasonally adjusted figures and are reported in the news.  However, for everyday practitioners, simple raw counts of...

Latest New Home Sales (December 2015)

Home sales of newly constructed homes rose solidly in December. The latest tally is the second highest monthly sales pace in nearly eight years. The annual total is the best in nearly a decade. The gain also affirms the...