For Week Ending February 24, 2024

U.S. housing starts fell 14.8% month-over-month in January to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1,331,000 units, according to data from the U.S. Census Bureau. Single-family starts dropped 4.7% from the previous month, while multi-family starts declined 35.8%. Although construction was down for the month, builder sentiment continues to improve, rising to the highest level since August 2023, according to the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) / Wells Fargo Housing Market Index (HMI).

IN THE TWIN CITIES REGION, FOR THE WEEK ENDING FEBRUARY 24:

  • New Listings increased 48.6% to 1,138
  • Pending Sales increased 7.0% to 799
  • Inventory increased 5.7% to 6,537

FOR THE MONTH OF JANUARY:

  • Median Sales Price increased 3.1% to $352,500
  • Days on Market decreased 8.2% to 56
  • Percent of Original List Price Received increased 0.7% to 96.7%
  • Months Supply of Homes For Sale increased 28.6% to 1.8

All comparisons are to 2023

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