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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theagonybhoJan. 27, 1410:26 AM

Whatever, just a precursor of whats to come, home sales have been dropping for 4 months now.

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genericname1Jan. 27, 1411:14 AM

Have we not learned our lesson about building our hopes and dreams on home building/sales? The only think that we have going for us is that rates are so low...but I'm still concerned about those people who are getting these low interest rate loans who will end up turning their home into an ATM again.

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