Items Tagged with 'Local taxation'


  • New Home Sales Dive 48% Since 2008

    New single-family home sales in January came in at an adjusted annual rate of 309,00, down 10.2 percent from a month earlier and 48.2 percent from the rate seen in the same month a year earlier, according to data released Thursday by the U.S. Department of Commerce. The South experienced the highest number of new home sales in the month, with 172,000 units sold, while the Northeast reported the smallest number of new home sales, with 27,000 units sold.
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  • Sales Volume in Calif. Falls to 1996 Levels

    A total of 41,100 new and resale houses and condos were sold in California last month, according to a new report released late Thursday. That's up 4.8 percent from 39,200 for November, and off 22.2 percent from December 2005's reported sales numbers. DataQuick's December sales report found that last month's sales made for the slowest December since 1996, when just 33,591 homes were sold.
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