U.S. new single-family home sales drop -3.4% in August

Washington, DC – September 26, 2017 – Sales of new single-family houses in August 2017 were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 560,000, according to estimates released jointly today by the U.S. Census Bureau and the Department of Housing and Urban Development. This is 3.4 percent (±13.0 percent) below the revised July rate of 580,000 and is 1.2 percent (±18.5 percent) below the August 2016 estimate of 567,000.
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