NAHB EYE ON HOUSINGNew home sales it a July wall: rate jitters? The annual rate of new home sales dropped 13.4% to an annual rate of 394,000 in July. National Association of Home Builders chief economist David Crowe takes a stab at explaining what's going on.Read More Advertisement Keywords: SubjectBusiness Existing Home Sales Housing Data Books SalesOrganizationNational Association of Home Builders View more keywords SubjectBusiness Existing Home Sales Housing Data Books SalesOrganizationNational Association of Home Builders View fewer keywords More from BUILDERFinanceInterest Rates on New Homes Stay StableFinanceFor Foreign Students, Small Cities Are a Big Draw Housing PolicyBank Settlement Probes Gain MomentumHousing PolicyBank Liquidity Rules Seen Cooling Demand for Municipal BondsHousing PolicyMinimum-Wage Debate Gets 15 Minutes of Labor Day FameConstruction TrendsBoomer Bucket ListConstruction TrendsCash or credit? Most people use cash for small purchasesConstruction TrendsThe Plight of the First-Time Buyer Recent Grad BusinessNear Future May Be Spooking ConsumersBusinessFix Up or Buy New? Here's How the Options Shake OutBusinessRent Spiral Awakens Hunt for Inflation HedgeConstruction TrendsRecovery's Job Gains Tilt in Men's FavorLocal MarketsRust Belt Resilience BusinessIn Florida, Return of the Condo-Hotel?Local MarketsWhere in the U.S. It's Most--and Least--Expensive to Raise a Child Join the DiscussionPlease read our Content Guidelines before posting.