New home sales in the United States rose 10.7% from a month earlier to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 696,000 in May of 2022, above market expectations of 588,000. Sales rose in the West (39.3%) and in the South (12.8%) but declined in the Northeast (-51.1%) and in the Midwest (-18.3%). Despite the rebound in May, elevated house prices and mortgage rates of near 6% are likely to continue to hit sales in the next months. Meanwhile, the median sales price of new houses sold last month was $449,000, up 15% from the previous year, and the average sales price was $511,400. There are now 7.7 months of supply in inventory, compared to 8.3 months in April. source: U.S. Census Bureau
New Home Sales in the United States averaged 656.26 Thousand units from 1963 until 2022, 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. This page provides the latest reported value for - United States New Home Sales - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. United States New Home Sales - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on June of 2022.
New Home Sales in the United States is expected to be 750.00 Thousand units by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the United States New Home Sales is projected to trend around 700.00 Thousand units in 2023 and 590.00 Thousand units in 2024, according to our econometric models.