Housing Sales slumped 8.5% from one year ago, the lowest sales since 2015. Prices still rose another 2.8% to a median of $247,500 nationwide. The real story was the drop in lower priced homes as depicted in this graphic from NAR. With low mortgage rates, it’s believed sales will once again grow. 60,000 more homes were on the market.
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(Corrects the month for consumer confidence to February from January in paragraph 2.) * Housing starts decline 11.2 percent in December. showing a rebound in consumer confidence in February after.
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Note that single-family starts peaked around 1.8 million in mid-2005, which is when the homebuilder stocks peaked. Note that in a robust housing market. monthly level was changed at the end of.
For January, that is. The trend in housing starts was 224,865 units in January 2018, compared to 226,346 units in December 2017, according to Canada Mortgage and housing corporation (cmhc).This trend measure is a six-month moving average of the monthly seasonally adjusted annual rates (SAAR) of housing starts.
improvement in housing activity, dragged upward by strengthening economic and labor market fundamentals, rather than a breakout year for the industry. Housing starts cooled in January after reaching an expansion-best pace in December, and builder confidence softened in February to a four-month low.
The February housing starts number was the lowest since 2015. Building permits for the month, released Monday by Statistics Canada, dropped 5.7 percent, after a 6 percent decline in January. But.
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Housing Starts Cool Off in January. Written by IvyCat on October 13, 2017. Overall housing production declined in January after an unusually robust reading in the multifamily sector in December, but economists were unfazed.
The release of the December housing starts and building permits report was delayed by a 35-day partial shutdown of the federal government that ended on Jan. 25. No date has been set for the release of.
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