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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