Stories tagged: new homes
UPDATED: Tue., Dec. 19, 2017, 5:40 p.m.
U.S. housing starts rose 3.3 percent in November
Construction of new homes increased 3.3 percent in November – with the gain largely coming from single-family houses being built at the strongest pace in more than a decade.
Wed., Aug. 23, 2017, 8:50 a.m.
Sales of new homes fell in July
Sales of new U.S. homes plummeted 9.4 percent in July, the sharpest one-month drop in nearly a year. But the decline followed strong sales in previous months, and sales so …
Mon., Sept. 26, 2016, 2:21 p.m.
Sales of new homes tumbled 7.6 percent in August
Sales of new homes retreated in August, one month after surging to the highest level in nearly nine years. Activity fell in all regions of the country except the West.
Mon., April 25, 2016, 7:37 a.m.
New-home sales fall in March for third straight month
Americans stepped back from buying new homes in March, the third straight monthly decline as sales plunged sharply in the Western states.
Sun., Nov. 4, 2012
New house? Don’t confuse performance with maintenance
The son of a longtime friend recently caught me at a Friday night high-school game and informed me he and his wife had turned down an older home in the …
Thu., March 24, 2011
New home sales fall further
WASHINGTON – Home construction in the United States is all but coming to a halt. Americans are on track to buy fewer new homes than in any year since the …