New Home Sales Rose 20% YOY in May

Washington, DC, June 27, 2023-Sales of new single‐family houses in May 2023 were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 763,000, according to estimates released jointly by the U.S. Census Bureau and the Department of Housing and Urban Development, 12.2% above the revised April rate of 680,000 and 20.0% above the May 2022 estimate of 636,000.

The median sales price of new houses sold in May 2023 was $416,300. The average sales price was $487,300.

The seasonally‐adjusted estimate of new houses for sale at the end of May was 428,000. This represents a supply of 6.7 months at the current sales rate.

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