U.S. Census Bureau: Monthly New Residential Sales, August 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 August 2022:
New Home Sales
Sales of new single-family houses in August 2022 were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 685,000, according to estimates released jointly today by the U.S. Census Bureau and the Department of Housing and Urban Development. This is 28.8 percent (±18.3 percent) above the revised July rate of 532,000, but is 0.1 percent (±16.5 percent)* below the August 2021 estimate of 686,000.
The median sales price of new houses sold in August 2022 was $436,800. The average sales price was $521,800.
For Sale Inventory and Months’ Supply
The seasonally-adjusted estimate of new houses for sale at the end of August was 461,000. This represents a supply of 8.1 months at the current sales rate.
For the full August report, click here.
The September report is scheduled for release on October 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