Posts Tagged ‘ Remodeling Market Index ’

Remodeler Confidence Up in Second Quarter

Jul 25th, 2014

The National Association of Home Builders’ (NAHB) Remodeling Market Index (RMI) rose in the second quarter of 2014 from 52 points to 56, regaining the momentum built in 2013. This is the fifth consecutive quarter for an RMI reading above 50. An RMI above 50 indicates that more remodelers report market activity is higher (compared [...]

Severe Winter Constrains First-Quarter Remodeling Market Index

Apr 24th, 2014

Against the backdrop of unusually severe winter weather, the Remodeling Market Index (RMI) declined to 53 in the first quarter of 2014, according to the National Association of Homebuilders (NAHB). This reading is down from the historically high level of 57 in the two most recent quarters, but remains above the key break-even point of [...]

Remodeling Market Index Climbs For Second Quarter in a Row

Oct 25th, 2013

The Remodeling Market Index (RMI) continued to climb at a modest pace in the third quarter of 2013 rising two points to 57, the highest reading since the first quarter of 2004, according to the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB). An RMI above 50 indicates that more remodelers report market activity is higher (compared [...]

Remodeling Market Index Returns to 2005 Levels

Oct 26th, 2012

The Remodeling Market Index (RMI) climbed to 50 in the third quarter of 2012, up from 45 in the previous quarter, according to the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB). The RMI is at its highest point since the third quarter of 2005, says the NAHB. The RMI component measuring current market conditions rose to [...]

Remodeling Market Index Remains Relatively Flat in First Quarter

Apr 27th, 2012

Remodeling activity remained relatively flat in the first quarter of 2012, as the Remodeling Market Index (RMI) compiled by the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) decreased one point to 47 from the upwardly revised 48 in the previous quarter. The overall RMI combines ratings of current remodeling activity with indicators of future activity. An [...]

Remodeling Market Index Slows After Four-Year High

Nov 1st, 2011

The current state of the national economy continues to affect the remodeling industry, according to the latest National Association of Home Builders’ (NAHB) Remodeling Market Index (RMI). The index dropped to 41.7 in the third quarter from 43.9 in the second quarter, after having reached a four-year high of 46.5 in the first quarter. An [...]