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Builder Confidence Slips Two Points as Lumber Prices Soar

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Builder Confidence Slips Two Points as Lumber Prices Soar

Builder confidence in the market for newly built single-family homes fell two points to 68 in June on the NAHB/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index. The decline was due in large part to sharply elevated lumber prices, although sentiment remains on solid footing.

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Builder Confidence Remains on Solid Footing in March

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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 Posts Solid Gain in October

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Builder Confidence Posts Solid Gain in October

Builder confidence in the market for new single-family homes rose four points to 68 in October on the NAHB/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index. This was the highest reading since May.

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Builder Confidence Holds Firm in April

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Builder Confidence Holds Firm in April

Optimism among builders of single-family homes remained solid in April, falling three points to a level of 68 on the NAHB/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index (HMI) after an unusually high March reading.

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Builder Confidence Holds Firm in January

Filed in Economics by on January 18, 2017 2 Comments
Builder Confidence Holds Firm in January

Builder confidence in the market for newly-built single-family homes remained on firm ground in January, down two points to a level of 67 from a downwardly revised December reading of 69 on the National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index (HMI).

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Builder Confidence Closes Year on a High Note

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Builder Confidence Closes Year on a High Note

Builder confidence in the market for newly-built single-family homes jumped seven points to a level of 70 on the NAHB/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index. This is the highest reading since July 2005.

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Builder Confidence Holds Firm in November

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Builder confidence in the market for newly-built single-family homes held steady in November at 63 on the NAHB/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index.

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Builder Confidence Surges in September

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Builder confidence in the market for newly built, single-family homes in September jumped six points to 65 from a downwardly revised August reading of 59 on the NAHB/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index (HMI) released today. This marks the highest HMI level since October 2015.

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Builder Confidence Moves Higher in August

Filed in Economics by on August 15, 2016 2 Comments
Builder Confidence Moves Higher in August

Builder confidence in the market for newly constructed single-family homes in August rose two points to 60 from a downwardly revised reading of 58 in July on the NAHB/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index (HMI).

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Builder Confidence Holds Firm in July

Filed in Economics by on July 18, 2016 1 Comment
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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