The retailer had about 355.4 million transactions during the quarter, 3.2 percent more than a year earlier. The median projection in a Bloomberg survey of economists called for a 1 percent gain..
Declining due to lack of housing inventory. total existing home sales, completed transactions that include single-family homes, townhomes, condominiums and co-ops, decreased 3.2% in January to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 5.38 million, down from a downwardly revised 5.56 million in December.
Sales of previously owned U.S. homes eased more than forecast in March, suggesting the housing market is still finding its footing after a weak 2018. Contract closings decreased to a 5.21 million annual rate, falling 4.
US existing home sales ease more than expected in May. Existing home sales fell 0.4 per cent month-on-month to 5.43m in May, from a revised 5.45m (previously 5.46m), data from the National Association of Realtors showed on Wednesday. That is the lowest level since January and below the median forecast of 5.52m in a survey of economists by Thomson Reuters.
Sales of town homes, condos, co-ops and single-family houses, rose 1.9 percent to an annual rate of 5.3 million units after seasonal adjustment. Economists had forecast a slight decrease to 5.2 million.
Existing Home Sales Jump 4.3% To 4.57 Million, But Hit By Big December Downward Revision. The cuts ultimately represented the loss of more than two million home sales from an inflated rate.
Sales of single family homes jumped 2.6 percent to 4.75 million, rebounding from a 0.9 percent decline in April; while sales of condos increased 1.7 percent to 0.59 million, after a 7.4 percent surge in the prior month.
Economists forecast home sales at a 4.1 million pace, according to the median of 72 projections. The unemployment rate will average more than 9 percent through 2011, according to economists.
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Previously-owned home sales surge more than forecast | News. – The median forecast in a Bloomberg survey called for a gain to 5.2 million. Prices picked up as inventories eased. For all of 2015, sales climbed to 5.26 million from 4.94 million. The December sales rebound was driven by industry adjustments to new mortgage regulations that had delayed closings a month earlier.
Investing.com – U.S. existing home sales rose more than expected in November, bolstering optimism over the health of the housing market, according to a report released on Wednesday by the.
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