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Builder Confidence on Firm Foundations

The latest installment of the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB)/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index (HMI) shows builder confidence in the market for newly-built single-family homes mostly staying strong. However, there are concerns on the horizon that could continue to ...

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The Week Ahead: Home Builders Weigh in

On Thursday at 10 a.m. EST, the National Association of Home Builders will release their latest monthly installment of the Housing Market Index (HMI). The monthly HMI index gauges builder perceptions of current single-family home sales and sales expectations for ...

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Inventory Shortages & Affordability Leading Some Homeowners to Renovate

Potential homebuyers are having their plans hampered by limited availability and affordability, leading some to reconsider staying in their current home and renovating instead. That’s according to a new report by the National Association of Home Builders, released recently during ...

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The Week Ahead: A Snapshot of Homebuyer & Seller Trends

The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) will release its Housing Market Index Report on Wednesday, January 17, at 10 a.m. ET. The report provides an outlook for the housing market as well as homebuyer and seller trends. The report ...

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If You Build It…

Residential construction spending has been trending upwards in recent years, but is that holding true as we wind toward the end of 2017?

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Government Backstop Necessary for Sustainable Mortgage Market?

The Housing and Insurance Subcommittee held a hearing Thursday titled “Sustainable Housing Finance: Private Sector Perspectives on Housing Finance Reform,” inviting several private sector leaders and policy researchers to provide their opinion on necessary changes for the mortgage and housing industry.

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Tear-Down Starts Boast Year-Over-Year Increase

A recent estimate of single-family tear-down starts in 2016 calculated that the number has increased from 2015’s average. A tear-down start is defined by a home that was built on land that was once previously the sight of another structure. And while these figures are only estimates, the report finds that the increase in tear-down starts in indicative of the continued recovery of the single-family housing market.

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The Road to Market Normality

Recovery nationwide is rising at a steady pace and is inching closer to the last-observed state of normalcy in the housing market, according to data from the National Association of Home Builders.

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Mixed Economic, Housing Data Cast Doubt on Fed Liftoff

The Bureau of Labor Statistics’ stellar October employment summary, which reported 271,000 jobs added during the month, is believed by many to be sufficient economic improvement for the Fed to finally raise rates. That October employment summary many not be so rosy after digging a little deeper into the data, Crowe said.

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