New Home Sales vs. Recessions

New Home Sales vs. Recessions Typically, a recession occurs when the annual change in New Home Sales declines by about 20%. This chart suggests that a recession from these levels would be surprising. Image: Calculated Risk

U.S. Total Home Sales

U.S. Total Home Sales This year, lower mortgage rates could boost U.S. home sales in the fourth quarter. Image: Leonard Kiefer

U.S. Existing Homes Sales

U.S. Existing Homes Sales Existing-home sales fell 1.7% in June and have been disappointing, while mortgage rates have fallen. Image: The Wall Street Journal

U.S. Housing Forecasts

U.S. Housing Forecasts The 12-month forecast suggests that housing starts, building permits and home sales are on the rise. Image: Arbor Research & Trading LLC