Sales of new single‐family houses in April 2021 were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 863,000, according to estimates released jointly today by the US Census Bureau and the Department of Housing and Urban Development.
This is 5.9 percent (±11.2 percent) below the revised March rate of 917,000, but is 48.3 percent (±24.5 percent) above the April 2020 estimate of 582,000.
The median sales price of new houses sold in April 2021 was $372,400. The average sales price was $435,400.
The seasonally‐adjusted estimate of new houses for sale at the end of April was 316,000. This represents a supply of 4.4 months at the current sales rate.