May 26, 10:01 AM EDT

US new-home sales rose 6.8 percent in April; increased demand pushing median prices near $300k

Buy AP Photo Reprints

WASHINGTON (AP) -- US new-home sales rose 6.8 percent in April; increased demand pushing median prices near $300k.

© 2015 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. Learn more about our Privacy Policy and Terms of Use.