Sales were mixed across regions, rising 52.8% in the Northeast, 18.8% in the West and 15.8% in the South. Sales fell in the Midwest, dropping by 4.8% during the month.
The median price of a new home was $321,100, up 7.8% from March. The average price was $379,800, up 7.3% from the previous month.
At the end of April, there was an estimated supply of 4.7 months at the current sales rate, down from a 5.5 month supply in March.
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