New Home Sales in September Lighter Than Expected

New home sales for September came in a little lighter than analysts expected. The Census Bureau reported new home sales for September at a seasonally adjusted annual rate (SAAR) of 959,000. This was down from August numbers which were revised lower. Despite missing expectations, September new home sales were still up 32.1 percent from last year. The summer and fall of 2020 have seen an incredible run for new home construction in the United States. It has been an incredible run considering the economic backdrop. While the median price of a new home rose slightly [...]