US HOUSING

US housing starts fall in November

Private housing starts fell 1.6 percent from October to an annual rate of 1.028 million, the Commerce Department reported.

Dec 16, 2014, 20:01 PM IST

US housing, jobs data weaken, but overall economic picture still upbeat

US home resales hit a near one-year low in November and new filings for unemployment benefits unexpectedly rose last week, putting a wrinkle in an otherwise brightening economic picture.

Dec 20, 2013, 02:06 AM IST

U.S. housing starts rise in July but miss forecasts

U.S. housing starts and permits for future home construction rose less than expected in July, suggesting that higher mortgage rates could be slowing the housing market's momentum.

Aug 16, 2013, 19:28 PM IST

New home sales in US hit five-year high in June

Sales increased 8.3 percent from May to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 497,000 units, the highest since May 2008, Xinhua reported.

Jul 25, 2013, 10:00 AM IST

US house prices go up

Over the 12 months ending in May, the house prices rose 7.3 percent, indicating a steady improvement in the US housing market, reported Xinhua.

Jul 24, 2013, 14:59 PM IST

Indians among top five countries buying properties in the US

The five markets of greatest interest to potential Indian buyers are Los Angeles, Orlando, Chicago, Dallas, and Houston.

Jun 26, 2013, 08:50 AM IST

US housing starts rise in May

Housing starts rose 6.8 percent to an annual rate of 914,000, after plunging 14.8 percent in April, the Labor Department reported.

Jun 18, 2013, 21:53 PM IST

US housing market continues to improve

It was more than three times when it was in June 2012, noted NAHB Chief Economist David Crowe.

Jun 07, 2013, 14:16 PM IST

US house prices go up

The US house prices continued its moderate growth in August on a seasonally adjusted basis amid record low mortgage rates, the US Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) reported.

Oct 24, 2012, 13:54 PM IST

US new home sales down

Sales of new houses in June dropped to annual rate of 350,000 units.

Jul 26, 2012, 13:12 PM IST

US housing market ready to rebound

Housing demand had helped to increase hiring in the construction sector on a year-over-year basis.

Jul 19, 2012, 14:29 PM IST

US banks' reports point to a healing housing market

Earnings reports from two major banks Friday painted a picture of a healing housing market, with more Americans taking out mortgages, paying them on time and taking advantage of low interest rates to refinance.

Apr 14, 2012, 10:31 AM IST

Tax credits fuel 10 percent surge in US home sales

A rush to cash in tax incentives helped boost sales of existing US homes 10.1 percent in October, according to data Monday showing fresh momentum for the sector at the heart of the economic crisis.

Nov 24, 2009, 09:23 AM IST