Posts Tagged ‘ Improving Markets Index ’

255 Metros Listed as Improving Housing Markets in July

Jul 9th, 2013

A total of 255 metropolitan areas across 49 states and the District of Columbia qualified to be listed on the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB)/First American Improving Markets Index (IMI) for July, released yesterday. This is down slightly from the 263 metros that made the list in June, but is more than triple the […]

Improving Housing Markets Rises to 263 Metros in June

Jun 7th, 2013

According to a release issued by the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB)/First American Improving Markets Index (IMI), improving housing markets increased to 263 in June, up five metro areas. The list includes markets from 49 states and the District of Columbia. The list saw 29 new markets enter, though 24 were dropped this month. […]

Improving Markets List Includes 258 Metros in May

May 6th, 2013

The number of U.S. housing markets showing sustained improvement in three key measures fell slightly to 258 in May from 273 in April, according to the NAHB/First American Improving Markets Index (IMI), released today. The IMI identifies metropolitan areas that have shown improvement from their respective troughs in housing permits, employment and house prices for […]

List of Improving Housing Markets Rises to 274 in March

Mar 22nd, 2013

The list of improving U.S. housing markets expanded for a seventh consecutive month in March to include 274 metros on the National Association of Home Builders/First American Improving Markets Index (IMI), released yesterday. This total amounts to a net gain of 15 markets since February and includes entrants from all 50 states and the District […]

Improving Housing Markets Expand to 242

Jan 7th, 2013

In the latest sign of a burgeoning recovery in U.S. housing markets, the number of metropolitan areas on the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB)/First American Improving Markets Index (IMI) rose for a fifth consecutive month to 242 in January. This is up from 201 markets listed as improving in December, and includes entrants from […]

125 More Markets Improve in November

Nov 6th, 2012

The number of U.S. housing markets showing consistent improvement in three key measures of strength expanded by 22 in November to a total of 125, according to the National Association of Home Builders/First American Improving Markets Index (IMI), released today. This marks a third consecutive monthly gain for the index, which now includes representatives from […]

More Than 100 Housing Markets Improve in October

Oct 4th, 2012

A total of 103 housing markets qualified to be listed on the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) First American Improving Markets Index (IMI) for October, released today. This is up from 99 markets listed as improving in September and is the largest number of metros on the IMI since it was created one year […]

More Cities Join the List of Improving Housing Markets

Feb 7th, 2012

The list of housing markets showing measurable improvement expanded by 29 metro areas in February to include a total of 98 entries on the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB)/First American Improving Markets Index (IMI). Thirty-six states are now represented by at least one market on the list. The index identifies metropolitan areas that have […]

Number of Improving Housing Markets Nearly Doubles in October

Oct 6th, 2011

Data released today offers some signs of improvement for certain housing markets. The second edition of the National Association of Home Builders/First American Improving Markets Index (IMI), shows 23 individual housing markets now qualifying as “improving” under the parameters. This is nearly double the 12 housing markets that made the list last month. The index […]