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Housing Starts

The number of new homes that construction companies have begun building in a given area over a certain period of time. The U.S. Census Bureau measures and publishes housing starts in the United States as a way of gauging the state of the housing market. See also: Housing Market Index.

housing starts

A statistic tracked by the U.S.Census Bureau (www.census.gov) and by many local real estate and builder organizations;indicates the number of new homes on which construction has started within a certain time period,usually one month and one year.

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In particular, using cross-correlation analysis, I find the relationship between housing starts and the number of houses sold is positively correlated (as number of houses sold increase, housing starts increase) at least for two years.
In northeastern Ontario, a housing starts and completions survey recorded seven single-detached starts in the four cities for March.
52 million housing starts in 2001, a decline from an estimated 1.
The figures to date indicate housing starts will continue at last year's levels, if not slightly improved, he notes.
Five provinces had decreases in housing starts, while the western provinces were the only ones to see gains on a year-over-year percentage basis.
For all of 2017, housing starts have risen a mere 2.
Single-family housing starts last month reached 656,000, representing an 8.
The Commerce Department said on Tuesday housing starts surged 9.
29 November 2011 - Norwegian housing starts totalled 22,711 in the first 10 months of 2011, up by 34.
1 November 2011 - Norwegian housing starts totalled 19,762 in the first nine months of 2011, up by 33.
Housing starts in the reporting year, however, were at the second lowest level since 1989, following the level seen in 2009, when they stood at 788,410 units, said the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism.
Regionally, both housing starts and permits were down in the Northeast and Midwest, and rose in the South and West, compared with January.

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