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Builder Confidence Rallies to Pre-Pandemic Level in July

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Builder Confidence Rallies to Pre-Pandemic Level in July

In a strong signal that the housing market is ready to lead a post-COVID economic recovery, builder confidence in the market for newly-built single-family homes jumped 14 points to 72 in July, according to the latest NAHB/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index (HMI) released today. The HMI now stands at the solid pre-pandemic reading in March before the outbreak affected much of the nation.

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Builder Confidence in the 55+ Housing Market Drops Slightly

Filed in 55+ Housing, Economics by on January 30, 2020 0 Comments
Builder Confidence in the 55+ Housing Market Drops Slightly

Builder confidence in the single-family 55+ housing market dropped four points to 68 in the fourth quarter, according to the NAHB 55+ Housing Market Index released today.

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Builder Confidence Remains Firm in August

Filed in Economics by on August 15, 2018 2 Comments
Builder Confidence Remains Firm in August

Builder confidence in the market for newly built single-family homes edged down one point to a solid 67 reading in August on the NAHB/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index.

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Builder Confidence Stays at Healthy Level in July

Filed in Economics by on July 17, 2018 0 Comments
Builder Confidence Stays at Healthy Level in July

Builder confidence in the market for newly built single-family homes remained unchanged at a solid 68 reading in July on the NAHB/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index.

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Builder Confidence Climbs to 70 in May

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Builder Confidence Climbs to 70 in May

Builder confidence in the market for newly built single-family homes rose two points to 70 in May after a downwardly revised April reading on the NAHB/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index (HMI). This is the fourth time the HMI has reached 70 or higher this year.

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Remodeling Confidence Remains Strong Despite 3-Point Slip

Filed in Economics, Remodeling by on April 19, 2018 0 Comments
Remodeling Confidence Remains Strong Despite 3-Point Slip

The NAHB Remodeling Market Index posted a reading of 57 in the first quarter of 2018, down three points from the previous quarter and back to the same level as the third quarter of 2017.

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Builder Confidence Slips a Point, Remains in Solid Territory

Filed in Economics by on April 16, 2018 0 Comments
Builder Confidence Slips a Point, Remains in Solid Territory

Builder confidence in the market for newly built single-family homes edged down one point to 69 in April on the NAHB/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index but remains on firm ground. “Strong demand for housing is keeping builders optimistic about future market conditions,” said NAHB Chairman Randy Noel. “However, builders are facing supply-side constraints, such as a lack of buildable lots and increasing construction material costs. Tariffs placed on Canadian lumber and other imported products are pushing up prices and hurting housing affordability.”

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Builder Confidence Remains on Solid Footing in March

Filed in Economics by on March 15, 2018 5 Comments
Builder Confidence Remains on Solid Footing in March

Home builder sentiment edged down one point to a level of 70 in March from a downwardly revised February reading on the NAHB/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index (HMI).

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Builder Confidence Remains Strong as New Year Starts

Filed in Economics by on January 17, 2018 6 Comments
Builder Confidence Remains Strong as New Year Starts

Builder confidence in the market for newly built single-family homes dropped two points to a level of 72 in January on the NAHB/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index (HMI) after reaching an 18-year high in December 2017.

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55+ Housing Builders, Developers Stay Confident in 3rd Quarter

Filed in 55+ Housing, Economics by on November 2, 2017 0 Comments
55+ Housing Builders, Developers Stay Confident in 3rd Quarter

Builder confidence in the single-family 55+ housing market continued to be positive in the third quarter, according to the NAHB 55+ Housing Market Index (HMI), released today.

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