Builder confidence rises due to demand and limited supply: NAHB

Builder confidence for newly built single-family homes rose three points to 66 in May, according to the latest data from the National Association of Home Builders. 

Builder confidence rises due to demand and limited supply: NAHB

Builder confidence for newly built single-family homes rose three points to 66 in May, according to the latest data from the National Association of Home Builders. 

Builder confidence rises in April

Builder confidence rose in April after two months of static, according to data from the National Association of Home Builders and Wells Fargo.

Builder confidence rises amid low interest rates: NAHB index

Builder confidence climbed for the second straight month, according to data from the National Association of Home Builders and Wells Fargo.

Builder confidence rises amid low interest rates: NAHB index

Builder confidence climbed for the second straight month, according to data from the National Association of Home Builders and Wells Fargo.

Builder confidence rises due to falling mortgage rates

Builder confidence for newly built single-family homes is rising due to falling mortgages, according to the latest National Association of Home Builders (NAHB)/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index (HMI). The HMI rose 2 points in January to 58 on an index that grades any score above 50 as builders viewing conditions more good than poor. Last month, the HMI hit a three-year low. 

Builder Confidence Healthy in July

Builder confidence is healthy, according to the latest National Association of Home Builders (NAHB)/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index (HMI). The Index reading is 68; an above-50 reading indicates more builders have a positive outlook than a negative one. “Consumer demand for single-family homes is holding strong this summer, buoyed by steady job growth, income gains […]

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Home-Building in 2017: The Winners

Ahead of the buying season, inventory issues are showing no signs of subsiding. According to the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR), existing inventory is at a 3.4-months supply, dismally down 9.5 percent from last year. New inventory is at 5.7 months, the Census reports. Although builders are confident and ground-breaking looks promising, the deficiencies persist. […]

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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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Builders Put Stock in Trump as Confidence Inflates to 2005 High

Home builders’ confidence in the housing market inflated to its highest reading in the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB)/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index (HMI) since July 2005, indicating a renewed sense of optimism after the results of the election. The Index now reads 70. “This notable rise in builder sentiment is largely attributable to […]

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