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Builder Confidence Solid in June Amidst Growing Economic Uncertainty

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Builder Confidence Solid in June Amidst Growing Economic Uncertainty

Builder confidence in the market for newly-built single-family homes fell two points to 64 in June, according to the latest NAHB/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index (HMI) released today. Sentiment levels have held at a solid range in the low- to mid-60s for the past five months.

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Builder Confidence Posts Solid Gain in May

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Builder Confidence Posts Solid Gain in May

Builder confidence in the market for newly built single-family homes rose three points to 66 in May, according to the latest NAHB/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index (HMI) released today. Builder sentiment is at its highest level since October 2018.

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55+ Housing Market Opens First Quarter with Record High

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55+ Housing Market Opens First Quarter with Record High

Builder confidence in the single-family 55+ housing market continued to strengthen in the first quarter of 2019 with a reading of 72, up six points from the previous quarter, according to NAHB’s 55+ Housing Market Index (HMI) released today. This is the highest reading since the inception of the index in 2008.

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Builder Confidence Edges Higher in April

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Builder Confidence Edges Higher in April

Builder confidence in the market for newly-built single-family homes rose one point to 63 in April, according to the latest NAHB/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index (HMI) released today. Sentiment levels have held in the low 60s for the past three months.

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Builder Confidence Holds Steady in March

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Builder Confidence Holds Steady in March

Builder confidence in the market for newly built single-family homes holds firm in March, a sign that the market is stabilizing following the slowdown at the end of 2018.

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Lower Interest Rates, Rising Consumer Confidence Boost Builder Sentiment

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Lower Interest Rates, Rising Consumer Confidence Boost Builder Sentiment

Builder confidence in the market for newly-built single-family homes rose four points to 62 in February, according to the latest NAHB/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index (HMI) released today in Las Vegas during the 75th annual International Builders’ Show.

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55+ Housing Market Ends Fourth Quarter on a Positive Note

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55+ Housing Market Ends Fourth Quarter on a Positive Note

Builder confidence in the single-family 55+ housing market remained strong in the fourth quarter of 2018 with a reading of 66, up six points from the previous quarter, according to the NAHB 55+ Housing Market Index (HMI) released today.

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Lower Interest Rates Stabilize Builder Confidence

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Lower Interest Rates Stabilize Builder Confidence

Buoyed by falling mortgage rates, builder confidence in the market for newly-built single-family homes rose two points to 58 in January on the National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index (HMI).

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Builder Confidence Drops Four Points Amid Concerns Over Housing Affordability

Filed in Economics by on December 17, 2018 0 Comments
Builder Confidence Drops Four Points Amid Concerns Over Housing Affordability

Although this is the lowest HMI reading since May 2015, builder sentiment remains in positive territory.

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Builder Confidence Drops as Housing Affordability Issues Rise

Filed in Economics by on November 19, 2018 2 Comments
Builder Confidence Drops as Housing Affordability Issues Rise

Growing affordability concerns resulted in builder confidence in the market for newly-built single-family homes falling eight points to 60 in November on the NAHB/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index (HMI). Despite the sharp drop, builder sentiment still remains in positive territory.

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