Tag Archive | Census Bureau

Single-Family Housing Starts Rise To 4-Year High

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, on a seasonally-adjusted, annualized basis, Single-Family Housing Starts rose to 603,000 last month, an 11 percent increase from the month prior and the highest reading in more than 4 years.

New Home Supply Remains Firmly In “Seller’s Market” Territory

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the number of new homes sold slipped 0.3 percent in August 2012 to a seasonally-adjusted, annualized 373,000 units sold.

Single-Family Housing Starts Remain Strong

Single-family housing starts were above 500,000 for the fourth straight month in July, a mark not met since the federal home buyer tax credit of 2010.

New Home Sales Slow After Fast Start To 2012

Sales of new homes slipped 8 percent in June.

Top 10 U.S. Cities For Public Parks

Parks help cities to attract home buyers, to retain retired homeowners, and to raise home values. And now, with the creation of ParkScore, it’s easy to compare park systems between cities.

New Home Sales Rise To 2-Year High

As reported by the Census Bureau, 369,000 new homes were sold last month on a seasonally-adjusted, annualized basis.

Housing Starts Up 26% In Last 12 Months

Sometimes, the housing data headlines tell just half the tale. May’s Housing Starts figures are proving to be a terrific illustration.