Housing starts cooled in February after robust January

Housing starts decreased 8.7 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate. Data for January and December were revised higher.. The percentage drop in single-family homebuilding was the largest since February 2015.. It's a tough decision that many of the Midwest's farmers had to make this month:.

Housing Starts Fall Most in Eight Months in February. Separate reports march 26 showed mixed results for housing in January.. reports are forecast to show pending home sales cooled in.

improvement in housing activity, dragged upward by strengthening economic and labor market fundamentals, rather than a breakout year for the industry. Housing starts cooled in January after reaching an expansion-best pace in December, and builder confidence softened in February to a four-month low.

The Canada Mortgage and Housing Corp. said the annual pace of housing starts slowed in January, dropping less than was expected for the start of the year.. February 8. A new subdivision of.

B.C. housing starts cool after hot October By Bryan Yu | January 2, 2018 Urban-area starts slowed to a seasonally adjusted annualized rate of 45,300 units from a 53,900-unit pace in October.

Mortgage application volume slows as summer ends New-home sales dropped in July after solid first-half run NEW YORK ( TheStreet) — Sales of newly constructed homes plunged in July, even as more inventory hit the market. According to the census bureau, new home sales dropped 13.4% in July to a.

According to the analysis, housing starts fell 8.7% in February 2019 to a. TIAA Bank Executive Vice President John Pataky said after a January jump in housing starts, this report. “The economic fundamentals remain robust.

For January, that is. The trend in housing starts was 224,865 units in January 2018, compared to 226,346 units in December 2017, according to Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC).This trend measure is a six-month moving average of the monthly seasonally adjusted annual rates (SAAR) of housing starts.

February Housing Starts Down After Single-Family Surge in January – February Housing Starts Down After Single-Family Surge in January WASHINGTON, March 26 – Total housing starts fell 8.7 percent in February to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.16 million units from an upwardly revised reading in January, according to a report from the U.S. Housing and Urban Development and Commerce Department that was.

Housing Starts Cool Off in January. Written by IvyCat on October 13, 2017. Overall housing production declined in January after an unusually robust reading in the multifamily sector in December, but economists were unfazed.

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Housing Starts & Completions Big Picture: Despite more than doubling off the bottom at the depths of the financial crisis (553k in December 2009 to 1208k in February. After a surge of apartment.