United States New Home Sales  1963-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar

Sales of new single-family houses in the United States jumped 5.2 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 592,000 in November of 2016, beating market expectations of a 2.1 percent increase. It is the highest figure in four months. New Home Sales in the United States averaged 651.58 Thousand from 1963 until 2016, reaching an all time high of 1389 Thousand in July of 2005 and a record low of 270 Thousand in February of 2011.

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Calendar GMT Reference Actual Previous Consensus Forecast (i)
2016-11-23 03:00 PM Oct 563K 574K 593K 580K
2016-12-23 03:00 PM Nov 592K 563K 575K 567K
2016-12-23 03:00 PM Nov 5.2% -1.4% 2.1%
2017-01-26 03:00 PM Dec 5.2% -0.3% -0.4%
2017-01-26 03:00 PM Dec 592K 590K 585K
2017-02-24 03:00 PM Jan




US New Home Sales at 4-Month High Of 592K


Sales of new single-family houses in the United States jumped 5.2 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 592,000 in November of 2016, beating market expectations of a 2.1 percent increase. It is the highest figure in four months.

Sales in the Midwest jumped 43.8 percent to 92 thousand and those in the West rose 7.7 percent to 154 thousand. In contrast, sales in the South fell 3.1 percent to 313 thousand and those in the Northeast were flat at 33 thousand.
 
The median sales price of new houses sold was $305,400 up from $302,700 in the previous month but down from $317,000 a year earlier. The average sales price was also up to $359,900 from $354,700 in October but was lower than and $376,800 a year earlier.
 
The stock of new houses for sale increased 1.6 percent to 250 thousand. This represents a supply of 5.1 months at the current sales rate.
 
Year-on-year, new home sales jumped 16.5 percent.

US Census Bureau | Joana Taborda | joana.taborda@tradingeconomics.com
12/23/2016 3:15:11 PM



United States Housing Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Building Permits 1210.00 1212.00 2419.00 513.00 Thousand [+]
Housing Starts 1226.00 1102.00 2494.00 478.00 Thousand [+]
New Home Sales 592.00 563.00 1389.00 270.00 Thousand [+]
Pending Home Sales -0.40 1.80 30.90 -24.30 percent [+]
Existing Home Sales 5610.00 5570.00 7250.00 1370.00 Thousand [+]
Construction Spending 0.90 0.60 5.90 -4.80 percent [+]
Nahb Housing Market Index 67.00 69.00 78.00 8.00 [+]
Housing Index 0.40 0.60 1.20 -1.70 percent [+]
Mortgage Rate 4.27 4.32 10.56 3.47 percent [+]
Mortgage Applications 0.80 5.80 49.10 -38.80 percent [+]
Home Ownership Rate 63.50 62.90 69.20 62.90 percent [+]
Case Shiller Home Price Index 191.79 191.68 206.52 100.00 Index Points [+]



United States New Home Sales Notes

A sale of the new house occurs with the signing of a sales contract or the acceptance of a deposit. The house can be in any stage of construction: not yet started, under construction, or already completed. New home sales account for about 10 percent of the US housing market. New single-family home sales are extremely volatile month-to-month and preliminary figures are subject to large revisions because they are mostly drawn from building permits data. This page provides the latest reported value for - United States New Home Sales - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. United States New Home Sales - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on January of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
592.00 563.00 1389.00 270.00 1963 - 2016 Thousand Monthly
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Australia 7525.00 Nov/16
France 27753.00 Sep/16
Ireland 307.00 Nov/16
Norway 34687.00 Nov/16
Singapore 860.00 Nov/16
Spain 5.81 Nov/16
Turkey 63467.00 Nov/16
United States 592.00 Nov/16