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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Monday, March 25, 2024

MONTHLY NEW RESIDENTIAL SALES, FEBRUARY 2024

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New Home Sales
Sales of new single‐family houses in February 2024 were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 662,000, according to estimates released jointly today by the U.S. Census Bureau and the Department of Housing and Urban Development. This is 0.3 percent (±16.2 percent)* below the revised January rate of 664,000, but is 5.9 percent (±14.3 percent)* above the February 2023 estimate of 625,000.

Sales Price
The median sales price of new houses sold in February 2024 was $400,500. The average sales price was $485,000.

For Sale Inventory and Months’ Supply
The seasonally‐adjusted estimate of new houses for sale at the end of February was 463,000. This represents a supply of 8.4 months at the current sales rate.

Contact


Data Inquiries
Economic Indicators Division
Residential Construction Branch
301-763-5160
eid.rcb.customer.service@census.gov

Media Inquiries
Public Information Office
301-763-3030
pio@census.gov

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