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  1. Conventional Loan Market Share Hits 10-Year High

    NAHB analysis of the most recent Quarterly Sales by Price and Financing published by the U.S. Census Bureau reveals that conventional loans accounted for 76.9% of new home sales in the fourth quarter of 2018, a 2.4-percentage point increase from Q3 201…

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  2. New Home Sales Up 1.5% for the Year

    Despite a period of weakness during the Fall of 2018, new home sales ended 2018 up 1.5% compared to the total for 2017. Contracts for new, single-family home sales increased almost 4% to a 621,000 seasonally adjusted annual rate according to estimates …

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  3. Unexpected Gain for New Home Sales in November

    Data for November indicated a surprise gain for the seasonally adjusted annual rate of new single-family home sales. The data was delayed due to the partial government shutdown. Survey data, including builder confidence, suggest December estimates, whe…

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  4. FHA Mortgages Finance Growing Share of New Home Sales

    NAHB analysis of the most recent Quarterly Sales by Price and Financing published by the U.S. Census Bureau reveals that FHA loans financed 12.9% of new home sales during the third quarter of 2018, 2.3 percentage points above the prior quarter and the …

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  5. Decline In New Home Sales In July

    Contracts for new, single-family home sales declined in July, falling 1.7% to a 627,000 seasonally adjusted annual rate according to estimates from the joint release of HUD and the Census Bureau. The decline came off an upwardly revised June estimate, …

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  6. Share of Conventional Mortgages Continues to Rise

    NAHB analysis of the most recent Quarterly Sales by Price and Financing published by the U.S. Census Bureau reveals that conventional loans accounted for 74.2% of new home sales in the first quarter of 2018, a 0.4-percentage-point increase over Q1 2018…

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  7. New Home Sales Fall Back in June

    Contracts for new, single-family home sales declined in June, falling 5.3% to a 631,000 seasonally adjusted annual rate according to estimates from the joint release of HUD and the Census Bureau. The decline came off a downwardly revised May estimate, …