New Home Sales Start Off 2013 Up Almost 30 Percent From a Year Ago

dennis-norman-st-louis-realtor-real-estate-new-home-salesNew home sales in January were at a seasonally adjusted rate of 437,000 homes, an increase of 15.6 percent from the month before and an increase of 28.9 percent from a year ago, according to the new home sales report for January 2013 just released by the Commerce Department. The median price of new homes sold in January 2013 was $226,400 and the inventory of new homes for sale at the end of the month worked out to a 4.1 month supply.

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