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Single-family housing starts rise to highest level in a decade

Homebuilder sentiment cools in January from 18-year high The Housing Market Index (HMI) is based on a monthly survey of NAHB members designed to take the pulse of the single-family housing market. The survey asks respondents to rate market conditions for the sale of new homes at the present time and in the next six months as well as the traffic of prospective buyers of new homes.

(WASHINGTON) – Sales of new U.S. single-family homes unexpectedly rose in October, scaling their highest level in 10 years amid robust demand across the country, offering a boost to the housing market.

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Census Bureau, Housing Starts, Purchasing Power Realty Executives 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.

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the highest level in six months. single-family homes are by far the largest segment of the market. Groundbreaking for the volatile apartments and condominiums segment, however, tumbled 11.1 percent..

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Housing starts jumped 9.7 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.326 million units, the Commerce Department said. That was the highest level since October 2016 and followed an upwardly.

Groundbreaking on new U.S. homes eased from the fastest pace in 13 months while permits held steady to finish the strongest year for housing construction in a decade, government figures showed.

Single-family housing starts in June were at a rate of 858,000; this is 9.1 percent (8.8 percent) below the revised May figure of 944,000. The June rate for units in buildings with five units or more was 304,000. Privately-owned housing completions in June were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1,261,000.

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Toronto home sales spring back to highest levels since 2017. housing starts dropped 0.9% to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.269 million. Data for April was revised up to show homebuilding rising to a pace of 1.281 million. Builder confidence in the market for newly-built single-family homes fell two points to 64.

US Housing Starts Rise Less than Expected. Single-family homebuilding, which accounts for the largest share of the housing market, increased 0.9 percent to a rate of 862 thousand units in July; and starts for the volatile multi-family housing segment went up 0.7 percent to a rate of 306 thousand.

Declining birth rates mean lower demand for rental housing two decades from. the socio-demographic incentives to start their own household are weakening.. shares of people who are household heads) fell to record low levels in 2017, New contractor-built single-family homes in Pacific are most expensive to build.