Builder Confidence Continues on Upward Trend, Says NAHB

Builder Confidence Continues on Upward Trend, Says NAHB

In a further sign that the housing market continues to strengthen, builder confidence in the market for newly-built single-family homes rose two points in May…

Housing Affordability Registers Slight Uptick in First Quarter

Housing Affordability Registers Slight Uptick in First Quarter

Rising wages and moderating home prices offset a rise in mortgage interest rates to give housing affordability a slight boost in the first quarter of…

Aging-in-Place Remodeling, Minor Modifications Gaining Popularity, According to NAHB Survey

Aging-in-Place Remodeling, Minor Modifications Gaining Popularity, According to NAHB Survey

The past five years have seen increases in the number of remodelers engaged in aging-in-place home modifications and home owner awareness of these types of…

Proposed Lumber Duties Will Harm Consumers, Housing Affordability, Says NAHB

Proposed Lumber Duties Will Harm Consumers, Housing Affordability, Says NAHB

The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) recently denounced the decision by the U.S. Department of Commerce to impose a 20 percent countervailing duty on…

Single-Family Home Production Falls in March After Strong February Reading

Single-Family Home Production Falls in March After Strong February Reading

Following an elevated February reading, nationwide housing starts fell 6.8 percent in March to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.22 million units, according to…

New Homes Strengthen Economy, Spur Job Growth, Says NAHB

New Homes Strengthen Economy, Spur Job Growth, Says NAHB

As the housing industry celebrates New Homes Month in April, newly released data from the U.S. Commerce Department confirms the significant contribution that residential construction…

New Home Sales Rise 6.1 Percent in February

New Home Sales Rise 6.1 Percent in February

Sales of newly built, single-family homes continued to expand, rising 6.1 percent in February to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 592,000 units, according to…

Single-Family Housing Starts Reach Highest Level since Late 2007

Single-Family Housing Starts Reach Highest Level since Late 2007

Nationwide housing starts rose 3 percent in February from an upwardly revised January reading to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.288 million units, according…

New Home Sales Start Year on a Positive Note, According to NAHB

New Home Sales Start Year on a Positive Note, According to NAHB

Sales of newly built, single-family homes rose 3.7 percent in January to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 555,000 units, according to newly released data…

Apartment and Condominium Market Keeps Momentum Going in Fourth Quarter

Apartment and Condominium Market Keeps Momentum Going in Fourth Quarter

The Multifamily Production Index (MPI), released by the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB), posted a gain of two points to 55 in the fourth…

Housing Production in January Levels Off After Multifamily Surge

Housing Production in January Levels Off After Multifamily Surge

Housing starts returned to trend, dropping 2.6 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.246 million units, according to newly released data from the…