According to the U.S. Census Bureau, on a seasonally-adjusted, annualized basis, Single-Family Housing Starts rose to 603,000 last month, an 11 percent increase from the month prior and the highest reading in more than 4 years.
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the number of new homes sold slipped 0.3 percent in August 2012 to a seasonally-adjusted, annualized 373,000 units sold.
Single-family housing starts were above 500,000 for the fourth straight month in July, a mark not met since the federal home buyer tax credit of 2010.
Sales of new homes slipped 8 percent in June.
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As reported by the Census Bureau, 369,000 new homes were sold last month on a seasonally-adjusted, annualized basis.
Sometimes, the housing data headlines tell just half the tale. May's Housing Starts figures are proving to be a terrific illustration.
The new construction housing market continues to improve.
Sales of new homes ticked lower in March, unexpectedly.
In March, single-family Housing Starts were down 0.2% from the month prior, or just 1,000 units on a seasonally-adjusted, annualized basis.