Sales of new single-family houses in the United States rose 4.9 percent from the previous month to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 667 thousand in February of 2019, following an upwardly revised 636 thousand in January and beating market expectations of 620 thousand. It is the highest reading since March of 2018 as sales increased in the Northeast, the Midwest and the South but were flat in the West. New Home Sales in the United States averaged 650.30 Thousand units from 1963 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 1389 Thousand units in July of 2005 and a record low of 270 Thousand units in February of 2011.
New Home Sales in the United States is expected to be 620.00 Thousand units by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate New Home Sales in the United States to stand at 485.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the United States New Home Sales is projected to trend around 460.00 Thousand units in 2020, according to our econometric models.