RISMEDIA, September 18, 2009-Builder confidence in the market for newly built, single-family homes edged higher for a third consecutive month in. of light at the end of the tunnel in terms of.

“Even with this slight slip, the HMI remains in positive territory and we expect the market to improve as we enter the spring buying season,” NAHB. month sales outlook held at 59, the lowest since.

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Builder confidence in current market conditions for new single family homes rose seven points to 78; builder confidence in market conditions for the next six months increased five points to.

Builder confidence. and the ninth consecutive quarter year-over-year increase, according to the National Association of Home Builders. "We are seeing continued improvement in the 55+ housing market.

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Homebuilder confidence in the market for newly built, single-family homes rose for the fourth consecutive month in January to its highest level since June 2007 on the NAHB/Wells. housing data..

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Yet, there is optimism that the U.S. construction industry will continue to see favorable investment and activity in the months. expected to increase to $66.5 billion in 2019 from $63.4 billion in.

Notably, the National Association of Home Builders or NAHB/Wells Fargo housing market index (hmi) includes builder perceptions of. It has fallen year over year for 35 consecutive months. As such,

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11 days ago · The improvement supports the National Association of Home Builders. which saw builder confidence in the market for newly. single-family starts are 4.9% lower than the first six months.

That’s up from a revised reading of 68 in April and snaps a four-month slide in builder. rate increase before year’s end. Despite the overall increase in confidence this month, builders are facing.

Led by a sharp drop in the South, builder confidence slipped in February to 46–the. while the assessment of sales for the next six months edged up. NAHB reported a four-point drop in buyer traffic.

NAHB Posts 3 rd Consecutive Decline in Builder Confidence. According to the National Association of Home Builders, builder confidence in housing market conditions dropped by one point in March to an index reading of 70. Three sub-categories of builder sentiment used to calculate the overall reading were either unchanged or lower than February readings.

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