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Housing starts cooled in February after robust January

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Housing Starts and Permits The Census Bureau and the Department of Housing and Urban Development reported that housing starts pulled back in February after notching the fastest pace since August 2007 in January. New residential construction declined 7.0 percent from an annualized 1,329,000 units in January to 1,236,000 units in February.

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Housing starts slip, driven by multifamily housing Results on housing construction were far less favorable in February, as home starts fell 7% to a 1.24 million annualized pace. The volatile multi-family component of starts drove the decline during the month, reversing January’s 25.6% gain with an even larger 26.1% decline.

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Housing starts fell 8.7% in the month of February, according to the latest report from the U.S. Dept. of Housing and Urban Development and the U.S. Dept. of Commerce.

B.C. housing starts cool after hot October. By Bryan Yu | January 2, 2018. Dovetailing with recent building permit data, B.C. housing starts pulled back in November after an October surge but remained robust. Urban-area starts slowed to a seasonally adjusted annualized rate of 45,300 units from a 53,900-unit pace in October.

The median price of a previously owned home sold in February was 7.7 percent higher than it was 12 months ago. In comparison, after-tax household incomes, adjusted for inflation, were up just 2.

New-home construction rose by more than forecast in March on a rebound in multifamily starts, giving a boost to first-quarter economic growth, government figures showed April 17.

Contract closings fell to a 5.21 million annual rate, down 4.9% from February. after sales fell to a three-year low in January. The report adds to signs of a cooling market in March, including a.

Housing Starts Increased In February. Home construction is starting to increase at an annualized rate of almost 1.2 million in February. After January’s decline in housing starts, it seems that the housing market is back on track to have a strong year.

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