New data from the US Census Bureau shows a jump in new-home sales as existing-home inventory continues to be in short supply
by Ben Verde May 23
The strong monthly uptick in sales marked the fourth-straight month of increases as homebuyers eased back into the market and adjust to higher mortgage rates, according to new Census data
by Lillian Dickerson Apr 25
Sales of newly built single-family homes rose 1.1% in February while the average sale price climbed to just under $500K, according to data released Thursday by the US Census Bureau
by Ben Verde Mar 23
A dip in mortgage rates and a backlog of empty homes helped power sales of newly constructed houses for the second-straight month in January, according to data from the US Census Bureau
by Ben Verde Feb 24
Economic downturn could put a damper on a promising start to the spring homebuying season, but set the stage for mortgage rates to ease and sales to rebound in 2024, Fannie Mae predicts
by Matt Carter Feb 22
Buyers can put as little as 5% down when taking out a new construction loan, with 1 closing and an optional float-down to secure a lower interest rate, according to United Wholesale Mortgage
by Matt Carter Feb 6
To work with builders, your skill level has to be at the next level. From communication to presentation to organization to marketing — raise the stakes to develop these relationships
by Darryl Davis Jan 3
New-home sales rose 5.8% to a seasonally adjusted rate of 640,000, according to data released Friday by the US Census Bureau and Department of Housing and Urban Development
by Ben Verde Dec 23
Builders have seen cancellation rates spike this year as buyers now struggle to afford the homes they signed up for months ago, according to data from John Burns Real Estate Consulting
by Daniel Houston Dec 14
Sales of newly built homes climbed 7.5% between September and October to a seasonally adjusted rate of 632,000, according to data released Wednesday from the United States Census Bureau
by Ben Verde Nov 23
Home prices could fall by 8%, but rising mortgage rates and a 'mild recession' will blunt the savings in buyers' pockets, according to Capital Economics' new US Housing Market Outlook
by Marian McPherson Nov 17
The median sales price of a newly built single family home hovered at $470,000, up from the median sales price of $436,000 in August, according to new Census data released Wednesday
by Ben Verde Oct 26
With sales already slipping off highs from earlier in the pandemic, a survey of builders released Tuesday by the National Association of Home Builders suggests the bleeding may have just begun
by Daniel Houston Oct 18
Sales of new single family homes clocked in at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 685,000 in August, up from 532,000 in July, according to new US Census data released Tuesday
by Ben Verde Sep 27
Sales of new homes dropped in July to a seasonally adjusted rate of 511,000, which was 29.6% below the levels seen in July 2021, according to data released Tuesday by the US Census Bureau
by Ben Verde Aug 23