December marks 3rd straight month of growth for US builders

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Construction construction construction construction on on on on new new new new homes homes homes homes in in in in the the the the U. U. U. U. S. S. S. S. rose rose rose rose for for for for the the the the third third third third consecutive consecutive consecutive consecutive month month month month in in in in December December December December and and and and data data data data released released released released Wednesday Wednesday Wednesday Wednesday suggests suggests suggests suggests that that that that the the the the frantic frantic frantic frantic pace pace pace pace of of of of building building building building will will will will continue continue continue continue this this this this year year year year the the the the December December December December increase increase increase increase puts puts puts puts home home home home construction construction construction construction at at at at a a a a seasonally seasonally seasonally seasonally adjusted adjusted adjusted adjusted annual annual annual annual rate rate rate rate of of of of one one one one point point point point seven seven seven seven million million million million units units units units according according according according to to to to the the the the commerce commerce commerce commerce department department department department in in in in all all all all of of of of last last last last year year year year nearly nearly nearly nearly one one one one point point point point six six six six million million million million housing housing housing housing units units units units were were were were started started started started on on on on more more more more than than than than fifteen fifteen fifteen fifteen percent percent percent percent increase increase increase increase over over over over the the the the year year year year before before before before applications applications applications applications for for for for building building building building permits permits permits permits which which which which can can can can forecast forecast forecast forecast future future future future building building building building activity activity activity activity rose rose rose rose a a a a whopping whopping whopping whopping nine nine nine nine point point point point one one one one percent percent percent percent to to to to a a a a seasonally seasonally seasonally seasonally adjusted adjusted adjusted adjusted rate rate rate rate of of of of one one one one point point point point eight eight eight eight seven seven seven seven million million million million units units units units that's that's that's that's the the the the strongest strongest strongest strongest month month month month for for for for permits permits permits permits since since since since January January January January of of of of last last last last year year year year I'm I'm I'm I'm Julie Julie Julie Julie Walker Walker Walker Walker

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