Housing Market Makes Modest Gains Even as Permits Slip, Says NAHB

Housing Market Makes Modest Gains Even as Permits Slip, Says NAHB

Overall housing and economic activity in metro markets across the nation remained on a gradual, upward trend in the fourth quarter of 2017 even as…

Housing Affordability Remains Flat in 2017, Says NAHB

Housing Affordability Remains Flat in 2017, Says NAHB

Data for all four quarters of 2017 show housing affordability remaining essentially flat throughout the year, according to the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB)/Wells…

NAHB Also Commends Trump Infrastructure Plan

NAHB Also Commends Trump Infrastructure Plan

The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) recently commended President Trump’s $1.5 trillion infrastructure plan to rebuild and revitalize the nation’s aging transportation network. “This…

55+ Housing Market Ends Fourth Quarter on Record High, Says NAHB

55+ Housing Market Ends Fourth Quarter on Record High, Says NAHB

Builder confidence in the single-family 55+ housing market remained strong in the fourth quarter of 2017 with a reading of 71, up 12 points from…

New Home Sales Rise 8.3 Percent Overall in 2017, Notes NAHB

New Home Sales Rise 8.3 Percent Overall in 2017, Notes NAHB

Sales of newly built, single-family homes fell 9.3 percent in December to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 625,000 units, according to newly released data…

Multifamily Housing Production Enters Sustainable Phase, Says NAHB

Multifamily Housing Production Enters Sustainable Phase, Says NAHB

Although multifamily housing starts are expected to slightly moderate this year and in 2019, production levels are projected to remain stable in a range considered…

Economic Panel Predicts Housing Will Continue to Gain Ground in 2018

Economic Panel Predicts Housing Will Continue to Gain Ground in 2018

The newly enacted tax law will create a more favorable tax climate for the business community, which should spur job and economic growth and keep…

Residential Remodeling Spending Trending Up, Says NAHB

Residential Remodeling Spending Trending Up, Says NAHB

Spending on residential remodels will continue to grow at a modest pace in the next two years, according to experts at a press conference hosted…

New Home Sales Hit Post-Recession High in November, Says NAHB

New Home Sales Hit Post-Recession High in November, Says NAHB

Sales of newly built, single-family homes in November rose 17.5 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 733,000 units from a downwardly revised October…

Single-Family Starts Rise in Line with Builder Confidence, Says NAHB

Single-Family Starts Rise in Line with Builder Confidence, Says NAHB

Nationwide housing starts rose 3.3 percent in November to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.297 million units after a downwardly revised October reading, according…

Home Builders Confident as Market Primed to Expand in 2018

Home Builders Confident as Market Primed to Expand in 2018

Builder confidence in the market for newly-built single-family homes increased five points to a level of 74 in December on the National Association of Home…

Multifamily Developer Confidence Weakens in Third Quarter, Says NAHB

Multifamily Developer Confidence Weakens in Third Quarter, Says NAHB

The Multifamily Production Index (MPI), released by the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB), dropped 10 points to 46 in the third quarter of 2017….

New Home Sales Rate Reaches 10-Year High in October, Says NAHB

New Home Sales Rate Reaches 10-Year High in October, Says NAHB

Sales of newly built, single-family homes in October rose 6.2 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 685,000 units from a downwardly revised September…

Housing Starts Up Sharply, Near Post-Recession High in October

Housing Starts Up Sharply, Near Post-Recession High in October

Nationwide housing starts rose 13.7 percent in October to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.29 million units after a slight upward revision to the…

Builder Confidence Climbs to 8-Month High in November, Says NAHB

Builder Confidence Climbs to 8-Month High in November, Says NAHB

Builder confidence in the market for newly-built single-family homes rose two points to a level of 70 in November on the National Association of Home…

Housing Market Grows Modestly Even as Housing Production Lags, Says NAHB

Housing Market Grows Modestly Even as Housing Production Lags, Says NAHB

Markets in 197 of the 337 metro areas nationwide returned to or exceeded their last normal levels of economic and housing activity in the third…

New Home Sales Pace in September Hits 10-Year High, Says NAHB

New Home Sales Pace in September Hits 10-Year High, Says NAHB

Sales of newly built, single-family homes in September rose 18.9 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 667,000 units from an upwardly revised August…

Remodeling Market Indicators Maintain Strength in Third Quarter

Remodeling Market Indicators Maintain Strength in Third Quarter

The National Association of Home Builders’ (NAHB) Remodeling Market Index (RMI) posted a reading of 57 in the third quarter of 2017, up two points…

Hurricanes Push Down Housing Production in September, Says NAHB

Hurricanes Push Down Housing Production in September, Says NAHB

Nationwide housing starts fell 4.7 percent in September to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.13 million units, according to newly released data from the…

NAHB Study Finds Green Home Building Continues to Gain Traction

NAHB Study Finds Green Home Building Continues to Gain Traction

One third of builders surveyed say green building is a significant share of overall activity, and many have built a net zero home. Green construction…