new home sales

New Home Sales Hit 7-Year High in May

New single-family home sales rose in May to a more than seven-year high, further brightening the outlook for the housing market and the broader economy.

New Home Sales Collapse in March

Sales of new U.S. homes plummeted in March, as the spring buying season opened with sharp declines in the Northeast and South.

New Home Sales Rocket Higher in May

Sales of new single-family homes jumped to a six-year high in May, the latest indication the housing market was starting to dig out of a recent soft patch.

New Home Sales Fall to 5-Month Low

Sales of new U.S. single-family homes fell more than expected and hit a five-month low in February, pointing to continued weakness in the housing market.

New Home Sales Surge Nearly 10% in January

Sales of new U.S. single-family homes surged in January to a level not seen in more than 5 years, which could ease concerns of a sharp slowdown in the housing market.

New Home Sales Not So Merry in December

Sales of new U.S. single-family homes fell more than expected in December, but lean inventories and steady price gains suggested sufficient strength in the housing market.

U.S. New-Home Sales Jump to Highest in 4.5 Years

U.S. new-home sales jumped in January from the previous month to the highest level since July 2008, a sign that the housing recovery is accelerating. New-home sales rose nearly 16 percent in January to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 437,000, the largest percentage increase in nearly 20 years.

U.S. Home Sales Rise to 2nd-Highest Pace in 3 Years

U.S. sales of previously occupied homes rose in January to the second-highest level in three years, a sign the housing market is maintaining its recovery and helping to bolster the economy. The National Association of Realtors said Thursday that sales rose 0.4 percent in January compared with December.

Guess What Wall Street's Doing With Foreclosed Homes?

Despite the new housing construction boom, there are still lots of empty foreclosures out there, which banks have been trying to rent. But now, Wall Street wants to bundle those rental properties into securities and sell them to investors. Does this sound disturbingly familiar?

U.S. New-Home Sales Fell in Dec., Sales for Year Up

The housing market is back, but how strong will it be this year? New home sales were weaker than expected in December, down nearly eight percent from a year earlier. But the housing recovery for all of 2012 was surprisingly strong after the collapse that started four years earlier.