Posts Tagged ‘ homebuilder ’

Housing Starts Rise 5.9 Percent in July

Aug 19th, 2013

Nationwide housing starts rose 5.9 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 896,000 units in July as multifamily construction rebounded from a dip in the previous month, according to newly released figures from HUD and the U.S. Census Bureau. Meanwhile, single-family construction recorded a modest decline from a rate that was upwardly revised for [...]

Builder Confidence Rises Three Points in August

Aug 16th, 2013

Builder confidence in the market for newly built, single-family homes rose three points to 59 on the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB)/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index (HMI) for August, released today. This fourth consecutive monthly gain brings the index to its highest level in nearly eight years. “Builders are seeing more motivated buyers walk [...]