According to CoreLogic's principal economist Archana Pradhan, demand for second homes in the U.S. surged after the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, nearly doubling the pre-pandemic demand level in late 2020.
According to national property broker Redfin, the share of U.S. homes that were listed for 30 days or longer without going under contract increased 12.5% in July 2022 from a year earlier.
According to the Associated Builders and Contractors trade association's analysis of data published by the U.S. Census Bureau, national nonresidential construction spending was down by 0.5% in June 2022.
According to the Mortgage Bankers Association's Purchase Applications Payment Index, U.S. homebuyer affordability was mostly unchanged in June 2022, with the national median payment applied for by applicants down slightly to $1,893 from $1,897 in May 2022.
After posting four consecutive monthly declines on rising mortgage rates and worsening affordability conditions, new home sales posted a solid gain in May as some buyers rushed into the market in advance of the Federal Reserve's June interest rate hike.
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