Multifamily Sector Posts Gains in Q2

The multifamily housing market, which includes apartments and condominiums, posted gains in the second quarter of 2017, according to the latest National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) Multifamily Production Index (MPI). The Index rose eight points to 56. An above-50 reading indicates more builders have a positive outlook than a negative one. “A return to […]

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Builder Confidence in New Construction Climbs Back Up

Home builder confidence in the new, single-family construction market has climbed back up in the latest National Association of Home Builders (NAHB)/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index (HMI). The Index reading for August was 68, up four points from July. An above-50 reading indicates more builders have a positive outlook than a negative one. “Our members […]

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Home Builder Confidence in Boomer Market Leaps Forward

Home builder confidence in the single-family 55-plus housing market took a leap forward in the second quarter of 2017, according to the National Association of Home Builders’ (NAHB) recently released 55+ Housing Market Index (HMI). The Index reading for the second quarter was 66, up a solid 11 points from the first quarter. An above-50 […]

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Builder Confidence in Boomer Market Takes a Dive

Home builder confidence in the single-family 55-plus housing market took a dive in the first part of the year, according to the National Association of Home Builders’ (NAHB) recently released 55+ Housing Market Index (HMI). The Index reading for the first quarter of 2017 was 55—down from 67, a post-recession high, in the fourth quarter […]

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Home Builder Confidence Remains on Upbeat Track

Home builders are keeping upbeat about the new single-family housing market, with their confidence coming in at a reading of 68 in the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB)/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index (HMI). Index readings of 50-plus indicate more builders identify the market as “good” than “poor.” “Even with this month’s modest drop, builder […]

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Home Builder Confidence Remains on Upbeat Track

Home builders are keeping upbeat about the new single-family housing market, with their confidence coming in at a reading of 68 in the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB)/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index (HMI). Index readings of 50-plus indicate more builders identify the market as “good” than “poor.” “Even with this month’s modest drop, builder […]

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Home Builder Confidence Harkens Back to 2005

Home builders’ confidence in the new single-family housing market is harkening back to 2005, rising to a reading of 71 in the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB)/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index (HMI)—the highest level in 12 years. Index readings of 50-plus indicate more builders identify the market as “good” than “poor.” “Builders are buoyed […]

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