Drop in housing starts shows industry may weigh on growth

While lower interest rates may also help drive investment in commercial projects, overall weakness in the housing market coupled with a reduction in government spending will weigh. real growth.

There were about 107,000 housing starts in October – approximately 2,000 units less than October 2017, which pushed the growth rate for the year down to 5.7 percent. This is a little less than forecasted by National Association for Business Economics (NABE) and a little more than the 4.5 percent predicted by National Association of Home Builders.

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 · Three straight months of declines in new-home construction show homebuilding may weigh on second-quarter growth, commerce department data showed friday. Residential starts decreased 5.5% to a 1.09 million annualized rate (the estimate.

“Single-family homes continue to show steady growth. will be priced out of the market and that builders may be limited in their ability to fully capitalize on favorable demand.” But while many.

New-home sales declined more than forecast in December Highlights of New-home sales (december) single-family home sales fell 9.3% m/m, the most since Aug. 2016, to 625k annualized pace (est. 675k) after 689k rate (revised from 733k) Median sales price.

The Drift:  The Director's Cut Housing starts dropped 0.9% to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.269 million units last month amid a drop in the construction of single-family housing units, the government said.

In their forecasts for 2019, real estate experts anticipate the housing market. 3 percent after reliably exceeding 5 percent since the start of 2015.. could fall below 2018 levels, putting up negative growth for the first. “Our surveys show we've gone from a new construction market that. You might also like.

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Drop in U.S. housing starts shows Industry May Weigh on Growth. Drop in U.S. Housing Starts Shows Industry May Weigh on Growth. Bloomberg the Company & Its Products The Quint. Bloomberg. U.S. housing market data released on Friday and Monday suggests the industry may be cooling despite a steep drop in mortgage rates since the Fed turned dovish.

 · U.S. housing starts drop in May masks some signs of improvement. signs of improvement in the struggling housing market.. continuing to grapple with tight inventory and sluggish sales growth.

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