Sales For New Construction Homes Up 18%

Posted by John Sabia on Friday, July 31st, 2015 at 10:09am.

The US Census Bureau and Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced estimate for sales of new construction single-family houses dropped almost 7% in June compared to the previous month. However, even with the drop, home sales overall, are still 18.1 percent higher than last years estimate.

This, in addition to current figures confirming existing home sales have been rising and building permits have reached 8-year highs, leading economists aren't concerned with the sluggish sales in June (below expectations) and don't foresee warning signs of trouble in the housing market. In contrast, most analysts predict further continued improvement in real estate.

The report also revealed that the total of new homes available for sale was up 3.4 percent and achieved its top level since 2010. This is favorable news for home-buyers, because a larger supply of inventory of newly built homes typically results in more reasonable home prices and overall, homes become more affordable.

Also included in the report - in June, the median price for new homes sold was $281,800 as compared to the average price of $328,700.  Both figures were lower than the previous month.

Regionally, the South, Midwest and West saw a drop in sales.  Sales for the Northeast, however, showed a significant increase of 28%.

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4 Bed • 6 Bath • 3,965 Sf

$8,900,000

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Douglas Elliman

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Douglas Elliman

4 Bed • 6 Bath • 3,464 Sf

$6,850,000

525 N Ft Lauderdale Bch Bl 1702, Fort Lauderdale

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Douglas Elliman

4 Bed • 5 Bath • 3,272 Sf

$6,400,000

525 N Ft Lauderdale Bch Bl 1701, Fort Lauderdale

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Douglas Elliman
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4 Bed • 6 Bath • 4,715 Sf

$6,290,000

2200 N Ocean Blvd S1005, Fort Lauderdale

Own This One Of A Kind Home In Luxurious Auberge Beach Residences! Two Units Are Joined To Make This Residence, Boasting Over 4,700sq. Ft. Of Inter...

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Exclusive Living R.e. Llc

4 Bed • 5 Bath • 3,591 Sf

$5,725,000

2200 N Ocean Blvd N1003, Fort Lauderdale

Great Opportunity To Own A True Four Bedroom Residence In The North Tower Of Auberge Beach Residences! One Of The Most Desirable & Rarely Available...

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Coldwell Banker Residential Re

3 Bed • 5 Bath • 2,909 Sf

$5,400,000

525 N Ft Lauderdale Bch Bl 1802, Fort Lauderdale

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Douglas Elliman

3 Bed • 4 Bath • 2,634 Sf

$5,300,000

525 N Ft Lauderdale Bch Bl 1801, Fort Lauderdale

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Douglas Elliman
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5 Bed • 6 Bath • 8,788 Sf

$4,995,000

1180 N Federal Hwy 200, Fort Lauderdale

One Of The Most Spectacular Residences In All Of South Florida, Riva's River Loft | Create The Residence Of Your Dreams With 12,000+ Total Square F...

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Douglas Elliman
Reduced 2%

4 Bed • 5 Bath • 3,106 Sf

$4,990,900

2200 N Ocean Blvd S1906, Fort Lauderdale

Residence S1906 Features A One Of A Kind Spacious Floor Plan Consisting Of 4 Bedrooms / 4 1/2 Bathrooms In The Prestigious Auberge South Tower, Whi...

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Xcellence Realty Inc

3 Bed • 5 Bath • 3,455 Sf

$4,800,000

2200 N Ocean Blvd N204, Fort Lauderdale

This Breathtaking 3 Bedroom 4.5 Bath Se Corner Is Located In The Sold Out North Tower Of The 5-star Auberge Beach. 204n Features A One Of A Kind 31...

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One Sotheby's Int'l Realty
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3 Bed • 5 Bath

$4,699,000

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Come Experience This “one Of A Kind” Residence Which Offers An “on The Sand” Beach Home Feel And Is Situated In Auberge...

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Fortune International Realty

2 Bed • 6 Bath • 2,124 Sf

$4,600,000

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Douglas Elliman

3 Bed • 5 Bath • 2,242 Sf

$4,600,000

N/a, Fort Lauderdale

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Douglas Elliman

2 Bed • 3 Bath • 2,189 Sf

$4,500,000

525 N Ft Lauderdale Bch Bl 1001, Fort Lauderdale

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Douglas Elliman

3 Bed • 3 Bath • 2,223 Sf

$4,500,000

525 N Ft Lauderdale Bch Bl 603, Fort Lauderdale

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Douglas Elliman

3 Bed • 5 Bath • 2,583 Sf

$4,463,000

525 N Ft Lauderdale Bch Bl 1501, Fort Lauderdale

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Douglas Elliman

2 Bed • 4 Bath • 2,024 Sf

$4,400,000

525 N Ft Lauderdale Bch Bl 1602, Fort Lauderdale

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Douglas Elliman

2 Bed • 3 Bath • 2,189 Sf

$4,400,000

525 N Ft Lauderdale Bch Bl 901, Fort Lauderdale

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Douglas Elliman

3 Bed • 5 Bath • 2,583 Sf

$4,300,000

525 N Ft Lauderdale Bch Bl 501, Fort Lauderdale

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Douglas Elliman

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$4,260,000

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A Must See! This New And Monumental Acqua Marina Townhouse Is Unlike Any Other Waterfront Residence Along The "venice Of America." Property Offers ...

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The Keyes Company

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$4,250,000

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One Of Fort Lauderdale's Most Spectacular Penthouses | Currently Being Built-out, Now Is The Perfect Time To Create Your Dream Residence & Choose F...

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Compass Florida

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Located In The Iconic, Cascading, Sold Out North Tower Of Auberge Beach Residences & Spa, & Professionally Staged By The Curated Group Of Miami, Th...

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Post And Post, Inc.

3 Bed • 4 Bath • 2,267 Sf

$4,125,000

525 N Ft Lauderdale Bch Bl 1003, Fort Lauderdale

Four Seasons Private Residences Overlooking Our Two Signature Pools, Cabana's And The Atlantic Ocean. A Full Service Five Star Premier Building Off...

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Douglas Elliman

2 Bed • 4 Bath • 2,253 Sf

$4,100,000

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Douglas Elliman

3 Bed • 4 Bath • 2,787 Sf

$4,050,900

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Resting Directly On 450 Linear Feet Of Pristine Beachfront In Fort Lauderdale, Auberge Beach Residences & Spa Showcases Its Iconic Architecture And...

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Related Realty Llc

2 Bed • 3 Bath • 2,200 Sf

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Four Seasons Private Residences Overlooking Our Two Signature Pools, Cabana's And The Atlantic Ocean. A Full Service Five Star Premier Building Off...

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Douglas Elliman

3 Bed • 4 Bath • 2,267 Sf

$3,975,000

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Douglas Elliman

2 Bed • 3 Bath • 2,242 Sf

$3,950,000

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The Spectacular Four Seasons Unfurnished Private Residences, Delivered Decorator Ready, Offer Expansive Luminous Living Spaces And Generous Outdoor...

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Douglas Elliman

3 Bed • 4 Bath • 2,703 Sf

$3,899,900

2200 N Ocean Blvd N702, Fort Lauderdale

Residence N-702 Is Presently One Of My Very Best Resale Opportunities In The Sold-out Iconic North Tower Of Auberge, Consisting Of Only 57 Private ...

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Xcellence Realty Inc

3 Bed • 4 Bath • 2,267 Sf

$3,895,000

525 N Ft Lauderdale Bch Bl 703, Fort Lauderdale

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Douglas Elliman

2 Bed • 3 Bath • 2,200 Sf

$3,850,000

525 N Ft Lauderdale Bch Bl 701, Fort Lauderdale

Four Seasons Private Residences Overlooking Our Two Signature Pools, Cabana's And The Atlantic Ocean. A Full Service Five Star Premier Building Off...

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Douglas Elliman

3 Bed • 4 Bath • 2,787 Sf

$3,814,900

2200 N Ocean Blvd S1203, Fort Lauderdale

Resting Directly On 450 Linear Feet Of Pristine Beachfront In Fort Lauderdale, Auberge Beach Residences & Spa Showcases Its Iconic Architecture And...

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Related Realty Llc

4 Bed • 4 Bath • 2,703 Sf

$3,800,000

2200 N Ocean Boulevard N802, Fort Lauderdale

Located In The Sold-out North Tower Of Auberge Beach Residences & Spa, And Professionally Staged By The Curated Group Of Miami, This True 4 Bedroom...

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Post And Post, Inc.

2 Bed • 3 Bath • 2,103 Sf

$3,750,000

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Enjoy Panoramic Ocean Views From The Moment You Step Into This Unique 2 Bedroom/2.5 Bath Exclusive Residence! Unique Opportunity To Own One Of The ...

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Coldwell Banker Residential Re

2 Bed • 3 Bath • 1,848 Sf

$3,700,000

525 N Fort Lauderdale Bch Bl 1705, Fort Lauderdale

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Douglas Elliman

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$3,650,000

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Paramount Fort Lauderdale Beach Is The Premier Brand New Building Offering 5-star Amenities, A 3rd-floor Pool Overlooking The Ocean, Full Beachside...

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Compass Florida, Llc

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$3,600,000

525 N Ft Lauderdale Bch Bl 1404, Fort Lauderdale

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Douglas Elliman

2 Bed • 3 Bath • 2,230 Sf

$3,600,000

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Douglas Elliman
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$3,595,000

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Douglas Elliman

3 Bed • 4 Bath • 3,817 Sf

$3,500,000

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The Only Remaining South Unit In The Building. Experience Breathtaking Panoramic Views Of The Intracoastal Waterway, Atlantic Ocean & Downtown Fort...

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Douglas Elliman

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$3,500,000

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Douglas Elliman

2 Bed • 3 Bath • 1,759 Sf

$3,500,000

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Douglas Elliman
Reduced 13%

3 Bed • 4 Bath • 4,707 Sf

$3,495,000

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One Of Fort Lauderdale's Most Spectacular Penthouses | 7,200+ Total Square Feet On 2 Levels | Ocean, Intracoastal, Skyline & Sunset Views | Jacuzzi...

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Douglas Elliman

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$3,463,000

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Douglas Elliman

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$3,449,500

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Paramount Fort Lauderdale Beach Is The Premier Brand New Building Offering 5-star Amenities, A 3rd-floor Pool Overlooking The Ocean, Full Beachside...

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$3,440,000

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