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Housing Markets Continue to Edge Forward

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Housing Markets Continue to Edge Forward

Markets in 119 of the approximately 340 metro areas nationwide returned to or exceeded their last normal levels of economic and housing activity in the first quarter, according to the NAHB/First American Leading Markets Index released today. This represents a year-over-year net gain of 45 markets.

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Housing Markets Show Gradual Improvement

Filed in Economics, Home Building, Housing Trends by on August 6, 2015 1 Comment

Markets in 75 of about 360 metro areas returned to or exceeded their last normal levels of economic and housing activity in the second quarter of 2015, according to the NAHB/First American Leading Markets Index, released today. This represents a year-over-year net gain of 13 markets.

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Housing Recovery Continues at Gradual Pace

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Housing Recovery Continues at Gradual Pace

Markets in 68 of the approximately 350 metro areas nationwide returned to or exceeded their last normal levels of economic and housing activity in the first quarter of 2015, according to the NAHB/First American Leading Markets Index, released today. This represents a year-over-year net gain of seven markets.

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Housing Markets Inch Toward Full Recovery

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Housing Markets Inch Toward Full Recovery

Markets in 59 of 350 metro areas nationwide returned to or exceeded their last normal levels of economic and housing activity in the third quarter of 2014, according to the NAHB/First American Leading Markets Index released today. This represents a year-over-year net gain of seven markets.

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A Gradual Climb Back to Normal

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A Gradual Climb Back to Normal

Of the approximately 350 metro markets nationwide, 56 returned to or exceeded their last normal levels of economic and housing activity, according to the NAHB/First American Leading Markets Index (LMI), released today. This represents a net gain of nine metros year over year.

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NAHB to Introduce New Economic Index Measuring Housing and Economic Progress in Local Markets

Filed in Economics by on September 30, 2013 0 Comments

Starting on October 7, the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) will launch a new economic index called the NAHB/First American Leading Markets Index (LMI). This new index will replace the Improving Markets Index (IMI) and will shift the focus from identifying markets that have recently begun to recover to those that are now approaching […]

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