Growth in sales of new buildings in the US in February peaked from March 2018


In February, 667,000 new homes were sold in the United States. Their number compared with January increased by 4.9%, the country's Department of Commerce reported. The February figure was the highest since March 2018 due to the increased availability of housing for a wider range of Americans due to lower mortgage rates. According to economists, in February a less significant growth was expected - up to 620 thousand houses. On average, the selling price of a new home was $315,300. The decrease in the indicator relative to the same month a year earlier was at the level of 3.6% In February, 340 thousand new buildings were put up for sale in the US market against 342 thousand in the previous month.

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