Housing starts decline to two-year low in December

December 2018 showed the median sales price up almost 12. 2019 is looking to be a great year for real estate,” said Aurora-area REALTOR Sunny Banka.. with sellers now having to reduce the original list price a time or two. and record low unemployment have the sales have been declining?

New-home construction in December fell to the lowest since September 2016, as builders held back during a turbulent month for financial markets. Residential starts fell 11.2% to a 1.08 million annualized rate after a downwardly revised 1.21 million pace in the prior month, according to government figures Tuesday that missed all forecasts.

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WASHINGTON, Feb 26 (Reuters) – U.S. homebuilding tumbled to a more than two-year low in December as construction of both single and multi-family housing declined, the latest indication that the.

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12/6/2015 (Zillow) With the majority of renters in the largest metros putting about 30 percent of their monthly income toward a rental payment, saving money for a 20 percent – or even 10 percent – down payment is extremely difficult.

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NY Fed manufacturing report bounced in April to a four-month high of 10.1 from a two-year low. to 56 in December 2018 (lowest since mid 2015) amid Fed tightening fears, tighter financial conditions.

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U.S. new-home construction in December fell to the lowest since September 2016, as builders held back during a turbulent month for financial markets. Housing Starts Decline to Two-Year Low in.

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