Posts Tagged ‘ Builder confidence ’

Builder Confidence Rises Four Points in June

Jun 16th, 2014

  Builder confidence in the market for newly built, single-family homes rose four points in to reach a level of 49 on the National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index (HMI) released yesterday. “After several months of little fluctuation, a four-point uptick in builder sentiment is a welcome sign and shows some renewed [...]

Builder Confidence Rises for 55+ Market

May 9th, 2014

Builder confidence in the single-family 55+ housing market for the first quarter of 2014 is up year-over-year, according to the National Association of Home Builders’ (NAHB) latest 55+ Housing Market Index (HMI) released this week. Compared to the first quarter of 2013, the single-family index increased 4 points to a level of 50, which is [...]

Builder Confidence Holds Steady in November

Nov 19th, 2013

Builder confidence in the market for newly built, single-family homes was unchanged in November from a downwardly revised level of 54 on the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB)/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index (HMI) released yesterday. This means that for the sixth consecutive month, more builders have viewed market conditions as good than poor. “Policy [...]

Builder Confidence in the 55+ Housing Market Continues to Improve

Nov 7th, 2013

Builder confidence in the 55+ housing market showed continued improvement in the third 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 yesterday. All segments of the market–single-family homes, condominiums and multifamily rental–registered strong increases. The single-family [...]

Builder Confidence Down in October

Oct 17th, 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 17th, 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, [...]

Builder Confidence Rises Six Points in July

Jul 16th, 2013

Builder confidence in the market for newly built, single-family homes rose six points to 57 on the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB)/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index (HMI) for July, released today. This is the index’s third consecutive monthly gain and its strongest reading since January of 2006. “Builders are seeing more motivated buyers coming [...]

Builder Confidence Improves in May While Affordability Remains Strong

May 16th, 2013

Builder confidence in the market for newly built, single-family homes improved three points to a 44 reading on the National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index (HMI) for May. This gain, from a downwardly revised 41 in April, reflected improvement in all three index components—current sales conditions, sales expectations and traffic of prospective [...]

Builder Confidence Drops Two Points in April

Apr 15th, 2013

Facing increasing costs for building materials and rising concerns about the supply of developed lots and labor, builders registered less confidence in the market for newly built, single-family homes in April, with a two-point drop to 42 on the National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index (HMI), released today. “Supply chains for building [...]