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U.S.: New Home Sales Up 18.6% in May; Highest Rate in 6 Years
“These numbers are in line with our recent builder surveys, which indicate that more consumers are getting off the fence and coming back into the marketplace,” said Kevin Kelly, chairman of the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) and a home builder and developer from Wilmington, Del.
“This increase is a welcome sign after a slow start to 2014,” said NAHB Chief Economist David Crowe. “As job creation continues, we can expect further release of pent-up demand and continued gradual growth in the housing recovery.”
Regionally, new-home sales were up across the board. Sales rose 54.5 percent in the Northeast, 34 percent in the West, 14.2 percent in the South and 1.4 percent in the Midwest.
The inventory of new homes for sale held steady at 189,000 units in May. This is a 4.5-month supply at the current sales pace.
The median sales price of new houses sold in May 2014 was $282,000; the average sales price was $319,200.