Posts Tagged ‘ Housing Market Index ’

Builder Confidence at Highest Point Since November of 2005

Sep 18th, 2014

Builder confidence in the market for newly built, single-family homes rose for the fourth month in a row in September to a level of 59 on the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB)/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index (HMI). This latest four-point gain brings the index to its highest reading since November of 2005. “While a […]

Single-Family Home Builders’ Confidence Up in July

Jul 17th, 2014

Builder confidence in the market for newly-built single-family homes reached an important milestone in July, rising four points to a reading of 53 on the monthly National Association of Home Builders (NAHB)/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index (HMI). “An improving job market goes hand-in-hand with a rise in builder confidence,” says NAHB chief economist David Crowe. […]

Builder Confidence Rises Four Points in December

Dec 17th, 2013

Builder confidence in the market for newly built, single-family homes improved four points to a 58 reading on the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB)/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index (HMI) for December. This gain reflected improvement in all three index components—current sales conditions, sales expectations and traffic of prospective buyers. “The recent spike in mortgage […]