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NAHB: Housing Recovery Could Soar in 2016

May 1st, 2015

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*+-The housing market is on the riseā€”and will keep on rising, according to economists participating in the recent National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) 2015 Spring Construction Forecast Webinar. Solid employment gains, attractive mortgage rates, a growing economy and pent-up demand will keep the market moving up into 2016. “This should be a good year […]

Multifamily Decline Pushes Nationwide Housing Starts Down 14.4 Percent in August

Sep 19th, 2014

*+-Nationwide housing starts fell 14.4 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 956,000 units in August, according to newly released figures from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and the U.S. Census Bureau. The decline is mostly due to a steep 31.7 percent decline in multifamily production. Single-family housing starts dropped 2.4 […]

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 […]

Housing Remains on Growth Track, but Challenges Remain

Dec 21st, 2012

*+-Upward trends in recent months among a number of housing indicators point to a slow and steady growth in the nation’s housing market in 2013, but several challenges remain, according to the latest economic and housing forecast by David Crowe, chief economist for the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB). “Consistent, positive reports on housing […]