Sales of new single-family houses in the United States rose 4.5 percent from the previous month to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 692 thousand in March 2019, the highest level since November 2017, while markets had forecast a 2.5 percent fall to 650 thousand. It was the third straight monthly increase in new home sales, amid lower mortgage rates and house prices. New Home Sales in the United States averaged 650.18 Thousand units from 1963 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 1389 Thousand units in July of 2005 and a record low of 270 Thousand units in February of 2011.
New Home Sales in the United States is expected to be 540.00 Thousand units by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate New Home Sales in the United States to stand at 510.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the United States New Home Sales is projected to trend around 460.00 Thousand units in 2020, according to our econometric models.