Josh Boak

US home sales fell in July amid inventory shortage


WASHINGTON — U.S. homebuyers pulled back in July, with sales declining amid a shortage of available properties and steadily... Read more

Construction of new homes drops slightly


WASHINGTON — Construction of new homes nudged down slightly in May, with builders pulling back in the Northeast and Midwest.... Read more

Homebuyers in West push up US new home sales in February

WASHINGTON — U.S. homebuyers in the West accounted for all of February’s increase in sales of new houses,... Read more

Job growth in February defies global landscape

WASHINGTON — A robust Februa­ry jobs report showcased a resilient U.S. economy just as fears of a new recession had begun to surface.... Read more