Housing starts cooled in February after robust January

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Housing starts fell 8.7% in the month of February, according to the latest report from the U.S. Dept. of Housing and Urban Development and the U.S. Dept. of Commerce.

Canadian housing starts surged in June as groundbreaking. mean that residential building activity is set to cool over the remainder of the year,” he added. Mortgage stress-tests imposed in January.

Housing starts. in February, according to data from Freddie Mac in McLean, Virginia. Increased household formation has given companies, including Los Angeles, California-based KB Home, cause for.

Despite cost concerns, housing starts have inflected higher. continuing a steady recovery after a brutal start to 2018 that saw the sector down nearly 10% on the year in mid-February. Despite the.

Only five cities saw their annual rates improve in February. After. January." Blitzer said that even with recent price increases most housing statistics are weak with sales of both new and existing.

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B.C. housing starts cool after hot October. By Bryan Yu | January 2, 2018. Dovetailing with recent building permit data, B.C. housing starts pulled back in November after an October surge but remained robust. Urban-area starts slowed to a seasonally adjusted annualized rate of 45,300 units from a 53,900-unit pace in October.

For January, that is. The trend in housing starts was 224,865 units in January 2018, compared to 226,346 units in December 2017, according to Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC).

The last time housing starts were stronger was February of 1984, when they came in at a 2.26 million annual pace. The latest report marked the fifth time in the last six months that housing starts.

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Housing Starts. privately-owned housing starts in June were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1,173,000. This is 12.3 percent (8.3 percent) below the revised May estimate of 1,337,000 and is 4.2 percent (10.2 percent)* below the June 2017 rate of 1,225,000.

Highlights of Housing Starts (February) Residential starts fell 7% to a 1.24m annualized rate (est. 1.29m) after 1.33m pace in prior month Single-family home starts rose 2.9%, second straight gain.

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