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Housing Starts Up 6.8 Percent in May

Nationwide housing starts rose 6.8 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 914,000 units in May due primarily to increased production of multi-family homes, according to released data from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and the ... Read More »

Pending Home Sales Increase in April

Pending home sales improved slightly in April and continue to be well above a year ago, according to the National Association of Realtors. The Pending Home Sales Index, a forward-looking indicator based on contract signings, rose 0.3 percent to 106 in April from ... Read More »

New-Home Sales Increase 2.3 Percent in April

Sales of newly built, single-family homes rose 2.3 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 454,000 units in April, according to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and the U.S. Census Bureau. The gain builds on a ... Read More »

Builder Confidence Improves in May

Builder confidence in the market for newly built, single-family homes improved three points to a 44 reading on the National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index (HMI) for May. This gain, from a downwardly revised 41 in April, ... Read More »