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New-Home Construction Ramps Up in Midwest, Northeast

Groundbreaking on new single-family homes posted a 6 percent rise in March, showing a gradual strengthening in the sector — particularly in the Northeast and Midwest — according to...

No Spring Slowdown for New-Home Sales?

Single-family new-home sales surged in January to a five-and-a-half-year high, giving the industry new hope that the new-home sector isn’t heading for a slowdown this spring...

New-Home Sales Drop in November

Sales of new single-family homes dropped 2.1 percent in November, according to the Commerce Department’s latest new-home sales report, which was released Tuesday. New-home sales...

New-Home Construction Hits Fastest Pace in 5 Years

Homebuilders are ramping up new-home construction at the fastest pace in more than five years, the Commerce Department reported Wednesday. Construction of single-family homes and...

Falling New-Home Sales Spark Worry

Dropping sales volumes in new-home construction has home builders worried about a possibly dismal spring looming in 2014. “There’s some nervousness about the spring selling...

New-Home Lot Prices Start to Flatten

Home builders no longer are as willing to pay high prices for lots, as new-home sales start to slow. “Since the housing market began recovering in 2011, investors have been bidding...

New-Home Sales Up, Pending Sales Lag

Sales of new single-family homes bounced back in August, helping to offset a large decrease in July after borrowers pulled back from higher mortgage rates, according to the U.S....

Recovery in New-Home Market Accelerates

The recovery of the new-home market picked up speed in August, with builders beginning construction on more single-family homes and building permits soaring to a five-year high, the...

New-Home Sales Soar to 5-Year High

Rising mortgage rates are showing no sign of derailing new-home sales....

New-Home Market Hits Temporary Blip

Builders started construction on fewer homes in January, but the slowdown may be temporary....