U.S. Census Bureau: Monthly New Residential Sales, May 2022
The U.S. Census Bureau and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development jointly announced the following new residential sales statistics for May 2022:
New Home Sales
Sales of new single-family houses in May 2022 were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 696,000, according to estimates released jointly today by the U.S. Census Bureau and the Department of Housing and Urban Development. This is 10.7 percent (±18.9 percent)* above the revised April rate of 629,000, but is 5.9 percent (±22.0 percent)* below the May 2021 estimate of 740,000.
The median sales price of new houses sold in May 2022 was $449,000. The average sales price was $511,400.
For Sale Inventory and Months’ Supply
The seasonally-adjusted estimate of new houses for sale at the end of May was 444,000. This represents a supply of 7.7 months at the current sales rate.
For the full May report, click here.
The June report is scheduled for release on July 26, 2022. View the full schedule in the Economic Briefing Room: <www.census.gov/economic-indicators/>. The full text and tables for this release can be found at <www.census.gov/construction/nrs/>.
Source: U.S. Census Bureau