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Builder Confidence Treads Water in March

Mar 18th, 2014

Builder confidence in the market for newly built, single-family homes rose one point to 47 on the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB)/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index (HMI). “A number of factors are raising builder concerns over meeting demand for the spring buying season,” says NAHB chief economist David Crowe. “These include a shortage of […]

Builder Confidence Slips One Notch in January

Jan 21st, 2014

Builder confidence in the market for newly built, single-family homes fell one point to 56 in January from a revised December reading of 57 on the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB)/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index (HMI). “Rising home prices, historically low mortgage rates and significant pent-up demand will drive a continuing, gradual recovery in […]

Builder Confidence Down in October

Oct 22nd, 2013

Builder confidence in the market for newly built, single-family homes fell two points in October from a downwardly revised reading in the previous month to a level of 55 on the National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index (NAHB) (HMI). “A spike in mortgage interest rates along with the paralysis in Washington that […]

A Pause in Builder Confidence

Sep 24th, 2013

Following four consecutive months of improvement, builder confidence in the market for newly built, single-family homes held unchanged in September with a reading of 58 on the National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index (HMI). “Following a solid run up in builder confidence over the past year, we are seeing a pause in […]

Builder Confidence in the 55+ Housing Market Improves

Aug 9th, 2013

Builder confidence in the 55+ housing market for single-family homes showed strong continued improvement in the second quarter of 2013 compared to the same period a year ago, according to the National Association of Home Builders’ (NAHB) latest 55+ Housing Market Index (HMI) released today. The index increased 24 points to a level of 53, […]