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U.S. Commerce Department: New home sales down for Northeast and nationally

Jan 27, 2014
Sales of new single-family homes in the Northeast in December were down 36.4 percent to a seasonally adjusted rate of 21,000, according to the U.S. Commerce Department. November’s revised annual rate was 33,000.

Nationally, new home sales were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 414,000 for December. This is 7 percent below the revised November rate of 445,000, but is 4.5 percent above the December 2012 total of 396,000.

To read the entire U.S. Commerce Department press release, click here.
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