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New home construction rises 6.5% in May

Jun 17, 2014

New home construction rises 6.5% in May

May represented a down month for residential construction in the U.S. as both home starts and permits decreased. U.S. home construction starts fell 6.5 percent in May as new construction on both single-family homes and apartments saw sizable declines. Builders started ...

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New home construction rises 13.2% in April

May 16, 2014

New home construction rises 13.2% in April

The construction of new homes in the U.S. jumped 13.2 percent during April due to warmer temperatures and a huge rise in apartment construction. Builders started new homes at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.072 million, up from March’s revised ...

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Home starts rise 2.8% in March

Apr 17, 2014

Home starts rise 2.8% in March

Home starts rose 2.8 percent in March due to an increase in single-family homes, signaling what many analysts hope to be an end to construction slowdowns caused by the harsh winter weather. U.S. home starts rose to a seasonally adjusted annual ...

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U.S. housing starts down 0.2% in February

Mar 19, 2014

U.S. housing starts down 0.2% in February

Despite a large upward revision to January’s number, housing starts fell slightly in February, according to preliminary data from the Commerce Department. The Commerce Department revised January’s number to a seasonally-adjusted annual rate of 909,000—up 29,000 from the rate of 880,000 ...

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U.S. housing starts drop 10% in December

Jan 20, 2014

U.S. housing starts drop 10% in December

Housing starts in the U.S. dropped 10 percent in December, according to a report from our sister site Equipment World. The decrease follows a 22.7-percent rise in home construction in November--the highest monthly gain in 24 months. The figures come from new ...

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Home starts fall 10 percent in June

Jul 17, 2013

Home starts fall 10 percent in June

Housing starts in the U.S. fell 9.9 percent in June, following a 6.8-percent rebound of home construction in May and a 15-percent plummet in April, according to a report from our sister site, Equipment World. Home starts fell in June to ...

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