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Builder Confidence Springs Back with 4-Point August Jump

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Builder Confidence Springs Back with 4-Point August Jump

The NAHB/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index rose four points in August to 68. “Our members are encouraged by rising demand in the new-home market,” said NAHB Chairman Granger MacDonald. “This is due to ongoing job and economic growth, attractive mortgage rates and growing consumer confidence.”

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55+ Builder Confidence Strengthens in 2nd Quarter

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55+ Builder Confidence Strengthens in 2nd Quarter

Builder confidence in the single-family 55+ housing market strengthened in the second quarter of 2017 with a reading of 66, up 11 points from the previous quarter, according to the NAHB 55+ Housing Market Index, released today. This is the 13th consecutive quarter with a reading above 50, which means that more builders view conditions as good than poor.

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Builder Confidence Continues Climb

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Builder Confidence Continues Climb

In a further sign that the housing market continues to strengthen, builder confidence in the market for newly-built single-family homes rose two points in May to 70 on the NAHB/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index. This is the second-highest reading since the downturn.

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Builders Still Optimistic in February

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Builder confidence in the market for newly built single-family homes declined two points in February to 65 on the NAHB/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index.

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55+ Builder Confidence is Highest Yet

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55+ Builder Confidence is Highest Yet

Builder confidence in the single-family 55+ housing market remained strong in the fourth quarter of 2016 with a reading of 67, up eight points from the previous quarter, according to the NAHB 55+ Housing Market Index, released today. This is the highest reading since the inception of the index in 2008.

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Builder Confidence Remains Solid in October

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Builder Confidence Remains Solid in October

Builder confidence in the market for new single-family homes remained on firm ground in October, down two points to 63 on the NAHB/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index.

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Apartment, Condominium Markets Dip Slightly in 2nd Quarter

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Apartment, Condominium Markets Dip Slightly in 2nd Quarter

Despite the modest drop, this is the 18th consecutive reading in which the majority of builders and developers view market conditions to be improving.

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2nd Quarter Results Show 55+ Market Still Positive

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2nd Quarter Results Show 55+ Market Still Positive

Builder confidence in the single-family 55+ housing market remains in positive territory in the second quarter with a reading of 57, up one point from the previous quarter, according to the NAHB 55+ Housing Market Index, which was released this morning. This is the ninth consecutive quarter with a reading above 50.

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Builder Confidence Holds Firm in July

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Builder Confidence Holds Firm in July

Builder confidence in the market for newly built, single-family homes in July fell one point to 59 from a June reading of 60 on the NAHB Builders/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index (HMI), released today.

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Builder Confidence Drops Three Points in February

Filed in Economics by on February 16, 2016 0 Comments

Builder confidence in the market for newly-built single-family homes fell three points to 58 in February from an upwardly revised January reading of 61 on the National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index (HMI).

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