Builder Confidence Climbs to 70 in May, According to NAHB

Builder Confidence Climbs to 70 in May, According to NAHB

Builder confidence in the market for newly-built single-family homes rose two points to a level of 70 in May after a downwardly revised April reading…

Housing Production Drops 3.7 Percent But Remains Near Post-Recession High

Housing Production Drops 3.7 Percent But Remains Near Post-Recession High

Total housing production fell 3.7 percent in April to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.29 million units after an upwardly revised March reading of…

Rising Incomes Boost Housing Affordability in First Quarter of 2018, Says NAHB

Rising Incomes Boost Housing Affordability in First Quarter of 2018, Says NAHB

Strong wage growth more than offset an increase in mortgage interest rates to boost nationwide housing affordability in the first quarter of 2018, according to…

Builder Confidence in the 55+ Housing Market Remains Healthy in First Quarter, Says NAHB

Builder Confidence in the 55+ Housing Market Remains Healthy in First Quarter, Says NAHB

Builder confidence in the single-family 55+ housing market dropped five points to 66 in the first quarter of 2018, according to the National Association of…

New Home Sales Rise 4 Percent in March, Says NAHB

New Home Sales Rise 4 Percent in March, Says NAHB

Sales of newly built, single-family homes rose 4.0 percent in March to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 694,000 units after an upwardly revised February…

Builder Confidence Slips One Point, Remains in Solid Territory, Says NAHB

Builder Confidence Slips One Point, Remains in Solid Territory, Says NAHB

Builder confidence in the market for newly-built single-family homes edged down one point to a level of 69 in April on the National Association of…

Remodeling Confidence Remains in Strong Territory Despite Three Point Slip, Says NAHB

Remodeling Confidence Remains in Strong Territory Despite Three Point Slip, Says NAHB

The National Association of Home Builders’ (NAHB) Remodeling Market Index (RMI) posted a reading of 57 in the first quarter of 2018, down three points…

Housing Starts Rise 1.9 Percent on Multifamily Surge, Says NAHB

Housing Starts Rise 1.9 Percent on Multifamily Surge, Says NAHB

Gains in multifamily production pushed overall housing starts up 1.9 percent in March to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.32 million units, according to…

NAHB Study Shows Steady Gains in Construction Employment, But Levels Remain Below Peak

NAHB Study Shows Steady Gains in Construction Employment, But Levels Remain Below Peak

A new construction employment analysis from the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) shows that 9.8 million people worked in construction in 2016, and more…

Millennials Leading the Growth of New Home Buyers, Says NAHB

Millennials Leading the Growth of New Home Buyers, Says NAHB

As the housing industry celebrates New Homes Month in April, recent data from the Census Bureau confirms that millennials are increasingly entering the housing market…

February New Home Sales Flat After Upward Revisions to Prior Months, Says NAHB

February New Home Sales Flat After Upward Revisions to Prior Months, Says NAHB

Sales of newly built, single-family homes remained virtually unchanged, inching down 0.6 percent in February to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 618,000 units after…

Multifamily Drop Pushes Total Housing Starts Down as Single-Family Makes Gains, Says NAHB

Multifamily Drop Pushes Total Housing Starts Down as Single-Family Makes Gains, Says NAHB

A decline in multifamily starts pushed overall housing production down 7.0 percent in February to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.24 million units, according…

Builder Confidence Remains on Solid Footing in March, Says NAHB

Builder Confidence Remains on Solid Footing in March, Says NAHB

Builder confidence in the market for newly-built single-family homes edged down one point to a level of 70 in March from a downwardly revised February…

Apartment and Condominium Market Ends Fourth Quarter on a Positive Note, Says NAHB

Apartment and Condominium Market Ends Fourth Quarter on a Positive Note, Says NAHB

The Multifamily Production Index (MPI), recently released by the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB), posted a gain of seven points to 53 in the…

New Home Sales Drop 7.8 Percent in January, Says NAHB

New Home Sales Drop 7.8 Percent in January, Says NAHB

Sales of newly built, single-family homes fell 7.8 percent in January to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 593,000 units after an upwardly revised December…

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…