August New Home Sales Rose 43.2% YOY
Washington, DC, September 24, 2020-Sales of new single-family houses in August 2020 were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1,011,000, according to estimates released jointly by the U.S. Census Bureau and the Department of Housing and Urban Development, 4.8% above the revised July rate of 965,000 and is 43.2% above the August 2019 estimate of 706,000.
The median sales price of new houses sold in August 2020 was $312,800. The average sales price was $369,000.
The seasonally-adjusted estimate of new houses for sale at the end of August was 282,000. This represents a supply of 3.3 months at the current sales rate.
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