New Home Sales and Prices Rise in April

New Home Sales and Prices Rise in April

New home sales rose more than expected in April to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 517,000 units, a 6.8% improvement over the March number of 484,000 units and above economist estimates of 510,000. Housing supply remains tight at 4.8 months (6 months is considered a balanced market), and median price for a new home rose 8.3% from a year ago to $297,300.

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Over the course of his 30-year career, Michael Anderson has worked in the residential development industry in the Pacific Northwest, Northern California and Southern California. He has acquired residential land in excess of $300M for both land development and homebuilding entities and has overseen the construction of approximately 2500 homes. Currently, in semi-retirement, and based out of Newport Beach, CA, Michael continues to invest in and stay abreast of the land markets.

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