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The U.S. Census Bureau and the Department of Housing and Urban Development said last week that Privately-owned housing units authorized by building permits in October were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1,034,000, 6.2 percent above the September rate of 974,000. The activity is also 13.9 percent above the October 2012 estimate of 908,000, and the highest level in over five years, according to media sources.
Single-family authorizations in October were at a rate of 620,000, 0.8 percent above the September figure of 615,000. Authorizations of units in buildings with five units or more were at a rate of 387,000 in October.
The agency delayed release new housing starts due to the recent shutdown of the Federal government.
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Housing starts in October probably capped the strongest two months in four years, indicating U.S, residential construction is improving, economists said before a report today…….Read More
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The Conference Board Consumer Confidence Index, which had declined in August, improved in September. The Index now stands at 70.3, up from 61.3 in August. The Expectations Index increased to 83.7 from 71.1. The Present Situation Index rose to 50.2 from 46.5 last month………..Read More
WASHINGTON — Builder confidence in the market for newly built, single-family homes gained one point in June from a slightly revised level in the previous month to rest at 29 on the National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index (HMI), released this week. This is the highest level the index has attained since May of 2007…….Read More
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Privately-owned housing starts in March were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 654,000, 5.8 percent below the revised February estimate of 694,000, but is 10.3 percent above the March 2011 rate of 593,000, according to the latest data from the U.S. Census Bureau and the Department of Housing and Urban Development. Single-family housing starts in March were at a rate of 462,000, 0.2 percent below the revised February figure of 463,000……………Read More