new home sales
Jan 25, 2013 — There were an estimated 367,000 new homes sold last year, up 19.9 percent from the 306,000 sold in 2011. The dip in December isn't being seen as a sign that the recovery has gone off track.
Dec 27, 2012 — Many Americans appear to be worried about what will happen to the economy if the federal government goes over the so-called fiscal cliff, the Conference Board reports. But there's also good news: The housing sector continues to recover.
Oct 24, 2012 — The pace of sales was up 5.7 percent in September vs. August, and was 27.1 percent higher than in September 2011. Today's news is further evidence that the housing sector is on the rebound.
Sep 26, 2012 — While the pace of sales barely changed, the median price was up 11.2 percent. It's another sign of a recovering housing sector.
Oct 26, 2011 — The pace is still down slightly from a year ago.
Sep 26, 2011 — The report underscores the weakness of the housing market. Sales have fallen four straight months and are at a six-month low.
Feb 24, 2011 — Bad weather was a factor, but the report also signals that the housing industry's longer-term problems also continue.