Housing starts decline to two-year low in December

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Economic Buzz: US Housing Starts Plummet To Two-Year Low In December US housing starts plunged by 11.2 percent to an annual rate of 1.078 million in December from the revised November estimate of 1.214 million, a government shutdown-delayed report released by the Commerce Department on Tuesday showed.

WASHINGTON – U.S. homebuilding tumbled to a more than two-year low in December as construction of both single and multi-family housing declined, the latest indication that the economy lost momentum in the fourth quarter. Housing starts dropped 11.2 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. homebuilding tumbled to a more than two-year low in December as construction of both single and multi-family housing declined, the latest indication that the economy.

Feb.26 — Stephen Stanley, chief economist at Amherst Pierpont, and Laura Kane, head of investment themes Americas at UBS, examine U.S. December housing starts data. They speak on "Bloomberg.

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U.S. new-home construction in December fell to the lowest since September 2016, as builders held back during a turbulent month for financial markets. Housing Starts Decline to Two-Year Low in.

U.S. housing starts drop to more than two-year low.. The release of the December housing starts and building permits report was delayed by a 35-day partial shutdown of the federal government that ended on Jan. 25.. It was the fourth straight monthly decline in single-family home building.

U.S. Housing Starts Decline to Two-Year Low in December by Anthony B Sanders February 26, 2019 This is a syndicated repost courtesy of Confounded Interest .

Consumer outlook not to blame for slowing existing-home sales Fannie-Freddie fix is the focus of senators’ bipartisan push fannie, Freddie revamp plan unlikely this year, dividends. –  · Congressional staffers say the senate banking committee has begun weekly bipartisan staff briefings on Freddie and Fannie reforms, but it is starting from scratch. The House Financial Services Committee is focused on other legislation, such as renewing the flood insurance program and rolling back parts of the dodd-frank financial reform, pushing the mortgage giants’ revamp down the.Existing home sales declined 2.5% to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 5.46 million in April. Total existing home inventory at the end of April was 1.80 million units, a 6.3% drop from a year ago. Existing home inventories have fallen year-over-year for 35 consecutive months.

Single-family starts fell 6.7 percent to a two-year low and permits for the category slumped. Starts for multifamily homes with five or more units, a category that tends to be volatile and includes apartment buildings and condominiums, fell 22 percent, the most since november 2016. starts for November were revised down from a 1.26 million pace.

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U.S. homebuilding tumbled to a more than two-year low in December as construction of both. Housing completions hit a more than one-year low in December, and while. Economists polled by Reuters had forecast that housing starts. Moderating house prices together with declining mortgage rates and.

Bonnie Sinnock Consumers expecting lower mortgage rates less optimistic about buying The net share of Americans who say mortgage rates will go down over the next 12 months increased one percentage point to -52%. This component is up five percentage points from the same time last year.Bonnie Sinnock is the capital markets editor of National Mortgage News. She has been writing for National Mortgage News since 1995. She also has worked on other SourceMedia publications as an editor and a reporter.