US sales of new homes drop in December but for all of 2013 climb to strongest level since 2008

  • Article by: MARTIN CRUTSINGER , Associated Press
  • Updated: January 27, 2014 - 12:00 PM

WASHINGTON — U.S. sales of new homes fell in December for a second consecutive month but even with the pause at the end of the year, sales for all of 2013 climbed to the highest level in five years.

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