New home sales down
CREATED Mar. 27, 2013
The price of a new home was up as new home sales fell slightly in February.
Sales of new single-family houses totaled 411,000 units in February, down 4.6 percent from January. That's according to figures released by the U.S. Census Bureau and the Department of Housing and Urban Development.
But the median sales price of new houses sold in February was $246,800. That's up $7,000 from the month before.