Housing starts cooled in February after robust January

Housing starts reached a 12-year-high annual rate of 1.820 million in January. "If it got any better, we would be in heaven," said Robert Toll, chairman and chief executive officer at Toll.

After spending. growth may be cooling. Both industrial production and retail sales surprised on the downside in January and in December respectively. The housing sector meanwhile had a lacklustre.

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NEW YORK (CNNMoney.com) – Unusually warm weather led to a spike in home building in January, but most experts still believe the real estate market will cool off later this year. Housing starts.

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Housing Starts and Permits The Census Bureau and the Department of Housing and Urban Development reported that housing starts pulled back in February after notching the fastest pace since August 2007 in January. New residential construction declined 7.0 percent from an annualized 1,329,000 units in January to 1,236,000 units in February.

Housing starts in the US dropped 0.9 percent from a month earlier to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1,269 thousand units in May 2019, compared to market expectations of 1,239 thousand and following an upwardly revised 6.8 percent advance in April. Construction of single-family housing units led the decline.

Highlights of Housing Starts for February Residential starts fell 7% to a 1.24 million annualized rate (est. 1.29 million) after 1.33 million pace in prior month.

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January Residential Construction: Steady Growth But Single Family More Of A Driver Total housing starts fell to an annualized rate of 1.246 million units; total housing permits rose to an annualized rate of 1.285 million units. Single family starts rose to 823,000 units while single family permits fell to 808,000 units (annualized rates).