New Home Sales Archive

The Latest on New Home Sales

New home sales fell for the second consecutive month, but the subdued activity is more of a reflection of homebuilders not actively breaking ground for single-family home construction. Specifically, the new home sales pace on an annualized basis was...

Raw Count of Home Sales (May 2015)

Existing-home sales increased 5.1 percent in May from one month prior while new home sales increased 2 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 (May 2015)

New home sales increased for the second straight month.  Homebuilders are now focusing on lower-priced and smaller-sized homes as evidenced by a lower median price.  But the supply is still short of demand.  Expect general push up to home...

Raw Count of Home Sales (April 2015)

Existing home sales dropped 3.3 percent in April from one month prior while new home sales increased 6.8 percent.  These headline figures are seasonally adjusted figures and are reported in the news.  However, for everyday practitioners, simple raw counts...

Latest New Home Sales (April 2015)

New home sales surged in April and they are selling quickly.  The only problem is we are not yet building enough to fully satisfy the demand. Specifically, new home sales rose 26 percent from one year ago in April...