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NAHB analysis of the most recent Census estimates concerning sources of financing for new home sales reveals that the share of mortgages financed through conventional, FHA, and VA loans, as well as cash, held steady in the second quarter of 2016 while the number of new homes sold grew by 22%. According to data from the  Census Bureau’s Quarterly Sales by Price and Financing  and NAHB calculations, new home sales due to FHA-backed loans increased to a quarterly count of 28,000 as market share of remained at 17% for the second quarter of 2016. The FHA share rose sharply at the start of 2015 due to a change in   Read More New Home Sales: Financing Source Shares Hold Steady