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The U.S. Census Bureau and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development jointly announced the following new residential sales statistics for October 2017: New Home Sales October 2017 Sales of new single-family houses in October 2017 were at a seasonally...
Building Permits Privately-owned housing units authorized by building permits in October were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1,297,000. 5.9% (±1.4 percent) above the revised September rate of 1,225,000; 0.9% (±1.6 percent)* above the October 2016 rate of 1,285,000. ...
The U.S. Census Bureau and HUD jointly announced the following new residential home sales statistics for September 2017: New Home Sales September 2017 Sales of new single-family houses in September 2017 were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 667,000, according...
The U.S. Census Bureau and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development jointly announced the following new residential construction statistics for September 2017: New U.S. Building Permits Privately-owned housing units authorized by building permits in September were at a seasonally...
The U.S. Census Bureau announced the following residential vacancies and homeownership statistics for the United States during the second quarter 2017: National vacancy rates in the second quarter 2017 were 7.3 percent for rental housing and 1.5 percent for...
Total mortgage refinance volume decreased in July 2017 as mortgage rates in June remained above the lows observed in 2016 according to the latest FHFA Refinance Report. Overall U.S. mortgage rates increased in July as the average interest rate on...
U.S. lenders started the public foreclosure process on 29,675 U.S. properties in July 2017, a drop of 5 percent from June and 19 percent from a year earlier. Newly initiated home foreclosures have been below the pre-crisis (2005 and 2006)...
The listed inventory of new homes for sale at the end of July would support 5.8 months of sales at the current sales pace, up from 5.2 months in June and 4.5 months in July 2016. The listed inventory of...
U.S. new single-family home sales fell 9.4 percent to 571,000 (SAAR) from an upwardly revised pace of 630,000 in June and were 8.9 percent lower than a year earlier. The drop in sales followed a solid pace (averaging 615,000) for...
HUD’s Rental Affordability Index, at 112.6, fell 5 percent from both the first quarter of 2017 and over the preceding four-quarter period. The decline in the ability to lease a home in the U.S. resulted from a rise of 4.8...

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