Articles Tagged with ''New Home Sales''

Is the housing market standing on shaky ground?

This red flag could signal growth slow down
While most experts agree the housing market is on solid ground, some are beginning to question red flags that are beginning to arise, possibly showing a slowdown in growth. Now, one expert wonders if the current growth in housing and the economy is sustainable headed into the second half of 2018.
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New home sales continue to slip in 2018

But increased slightly from last year
After plummeting in January, new home sales fell slightly lower in February, however, they still remained slightly above last year’s pace. Many experts explained that while new home sales are off to a slow start, they are still expected to pick up later in the year, driving growth in the housing market in 2018.
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Freddie Mac still predicts new home sales to drive 2018 growth

Home price increases to moderate
At the beginning of 2018, new home sales gave the year an unexpectedly low start, however, Freddie Mac still believes they will push the housing market forward in 2018. The GSE explained while existing home sales may struggle to top their best-in-over-a-decade 2017 performance, new home sales should provide enough growth to push total home sales higher in 2018.
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New home sales unexpectedly plummet in January

Falls from decade-high pace set in 2017
New home sales decreased significantly in January, falling from 2017’s decade-high pace. Experts explain the drop was unexpected and disappointing, but point out there are still a few reasons to be optimistic in January’s report.
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New home sales finish 2017 at highest level in a decade

More new homes sold last year than in any year since 2007
Earlier this week, a report from the National Association of Realtors showed that 2017 was the best year for existing home sales since 2006. As it turns out, existing homes weren’t the only ones selling at a record level last year.
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Here are 6 housing predictions to know for 2018

New home sales take on inventory shortages
As 2017 comes to an end, economists are forecasting the future of housing in 2018. One company, realtor.com, gives its forecast for five areas of housing in 2018. Will home sales increase, or will housing inventory continue to keep potential homebuyers out of the market?
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