New-home sales dropped in July but rose year-over-year: Census

The median sales prices of all new homes sold in July hovered at $312,800, according to the U.S. Census Bureau and the Department of Housing and Urban Development.

Building permits drop in June

The number of privately owned housing units authorized by building permits dropped 6.1 percent from May to June and fell 6.6 percent year-over-year. 

Housing starts surge in April

Housing starts in April rose by 5.7 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1,235,000, according to the latest data from the U.S. Census Bureau.

Spanish language clients? This new free glossary should help

The free, 94-page e-book includes includes English-Spanish and Español-Inglés translations for common terms such as appraisal report (informe de tasación), buyer’s agent (agente del comprador), and closing costs (costos de cierre). In addition to technical terms, the glossary also covers common colloquialisms.

Spanish language clients? This new free glossary should help

The free, 94-page e-book includes English-Spanish and Español-Inglés translations for common terms such as appraisal report (informe de tasación), buyer’s agent (agente del comprador) and closing costs (costos de cierre). In addition to technical terms, the glossary also covers common colloquialisms.

New-home sales rose in March

New-home sales rose 4.5 percent from February to March and increased 3 percent year-over-year to a seasonally adjusted rate of 692,000.

Housing starts declined in March

Housing starts fell 0.3 percent between February and March and dropped 14.2 percent year-over-year, according to the latest data from the U.S. Census Bureau and Housing and Urban Development, released Friday.

Government shutdown delays release of housing data

The U.S. government has been partially shut down for less than a week, but already the closure is blocking access to critical government data, including information that would have shed light on the housing market.

New home sales fall to 2-year low

New residential home sales dropped 8.9 percent in October, falling to a new two-year low, according to a new residential sales report released Wednesday.

New home sales climb 6.7% after last month’s drop

New home sales climbed 6.7 percent month-over-month to a seasonally adjusted total of 689,000 in May.