Posted May 25, 2022

U.S. New Home Sales Slide 16.6 Percent in April

The average sales price of a new home hits $570,300.

The U.S. Census Bureau and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development jointly announced the following new residential sales statistics for April 2022:

New Home Sales

Sales of new single‐family houses in April 2022 were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 591,000, according to estimates released jointly today by the U.S. Census Bureau and the Department of Housing and Urban Development. This is 16.6 percent (±10.4 percent) below the revised March rate of 709,000 and is 26.9 percent (±13.7 percent) below the April 2021 estimate of 809,000.

Sales Price

The median sales price of new houses sold in April 2022 was $450,600.

The average sales price was $570,300.

For Sale Inventory and Months’ Supply

The seasonallyadjusted estimate of new houses for sale at the end of April was 444,000. This represents a supply of 9.0 months at the current sales rate.