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Pace of New Home Sales Rebounds with Lower Prices

Pace of New Home Sales Rebounds with Lower Prices

Having dropped a downwardly revised 8.6 percent in July, the seasonally adjusted pace of new single-family home sales in the U.S. jumped 28.8 percent in August to an annualized rate of 685,000 sales, which is effectively even with the pace of sales at the same time last year but... Read More »

Existing Home Sales Down 20 Percent, Median Price Drops

Existing Home Sales Down 20 Percent, Median Price Drops

Having dropped 5.9 percent in July, the seasonally adjusted pace of existing-home sales across the U.S. slipped 0.4 percent in August to an annual rate of 4.80 million sales, which was 19.9 percent lower than at the same time last year; the thirteenth straight month with a year-over-year decline;... Read More »

Benchmark Mortgage Rate Surges Back Over 5.5 Percent

Benchmark Mortgage Rate Surges Back Over 5.5 Percent

Having dropped under 5 percent for the first time in four months three weeks ago, the average rate for a benchmark 30-year mortgage has since surged 56 basis points (0.56 percentage points) to 5.55 percent, including a 42 basis point jump over the past week alone. At 5.55 percent,... Read More »

Pace of New Home Sales in the U.S. Has Tanked

Pace of New Home Sales in the U.S. Has Tanked

Having dropped a downwardly revised 7.3 percent in June, the seasonally adjusted pace of new single-family home sales in the U.S. fell another 12.6 percent in July to an annualized rate of 511,000 sales, which is 29.6 percent lower than at the same time last year and the slowest... Read More »

Decline in U.S. Home Sales Is Accelerating, Median Price Drops

Decline in U.S. Home Sales Is Accelerating, Median Price Drops

Having dropped 5.4 percent in June, the seasonally adjusted pace of existing-home sales across the U.S. dropped another 5.9 percent in July to an annual rate of 4.81 million sales, representing the twelfth straight month with a year-over-year decline in sales; the largest year-over-year decline in sales (20.2 percent)... Read More »

Purchase Activity for New Homes in the U.S. Continues to Drop

Purchase Activity for New Homes in the U.S. Continues to Drop

Despite the fact that the number of new homes on the market across the U.S. is over 30 percent higher than at the same time last year, with the most new homes on the market since the second quarter of 2008, mortgage loan application volume to purchase one of... Read More »

Pace of New Home Sales Drops, Median Sale Price Too

Pace of New Home Sales Drops, Median Sale Price Too

Having ticked up a downwardly revised 6.3 percent in May, the seasonally adjusted pace of new single-family home sales in the U.S. dropped 8.3 percent in June to an annualized rate of 590,000 sales, which is effectively the same pace as in April of 2020 when the market came... Read More »

Pace of Existing Home Sales in the U.S. Drops, YOY Decline Grows

Pace of Existing Home Sales in the U.S. Drops, YOY Decline Grows

Having ticked down 3.4 percent in May, the seasonally adjusted pace of existing-home sales across the U.S. dropped another 5.4 percent in June to an annual rate of 5.12 million sales, representing the eleventh straight month with a year-over-year decline in sales, the largest year-over-year decline in sales (14.2... Read More »

Purchase Activity for New Homes Drops Despite (Much) More Inventory

Purchase Activity for New Homes Drops Despite (Much) More Inventory

Despite the fact that the number of new homes on the market across the U.S. is up nearly 35 percent on a year-over-year basis to a 14-year high, mortgage loan application volume to purchase one of said new homes dropped 10 percent from May to June, is down 12... Read More »

Pace of New Home Sales in the U.S. Ticks Up, But…

Pace of New Home Sales in the U.S. Ticks Up, But…

Having dropped 12.0 percent in April, the seasonally adjusted pace of new single-family home sales in the U.S. increased 10.7 percent in May to an annualized rate of 696,000 sales.  That being said, the pace of new home sales last month was down 5.9 percent on a year-over-year basis... Read More »