Posted July 26, 2021

U.S. New Home Sales Cool 6.6 Percent in June 

Average selling price hits $428,700.

The U.S. Census Bureau and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development jointly announced the following new residential sales statistics for June 2021:

New Home Sales
Sales of new single‐family houses in June 2021 were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 676,000, according to estimates released jointly today by the U.S. Census Bureau and the Department of Housing and Urban Development.  

This is 6.6 percent (±16.5 percent)* below the revised May rate of 724,000 and is 19.4 percent (±13.9 percent) below the June 2020 estimate of 839,000.

Sales Price
The median sales price of new houses sold in June 2021 was $361,800.  The average sales price was $428,700.  

For Sale Inventory and Months’ Supply
The seasonally‐adjusted estimate of new houses for sale at the end of June was 353,000.  This represents a supply of 6.3 months at the current sales rate.