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New Home Sales in June at annual rate of 497,000
Sales of new single-family houses in June 2013 were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 497,000, according to estimates released jointly today by the U.S. Census Bureau and the Department of Housing and Urban Development. This is 8.3 percent (±20.5%) above the revised May rate of 459,000 and is 38.1 percent (±22.0%) above the June 2012 estimate of 360,000. The median sales price of new houses sold in June 2013 was $249,700; the average sales price was $295,000. The seasonally adjusted estimate of new houses for sale at the end of June was 161,000. This represents a supply of 3.9 months at the current sales rate.
Posted: July 24, 2013 Wednesday 10:00 AM