Eight associations (30% – down from 33% last month) experienced an increase. revived the market. NAHB expects continued improvement through the rest of 2014. An improving job market goes.

“While builder confidence is holding at the highest level in nearly eight years, many are reporting some hesitancy on the part of buyers due to the sharp increase in interest rates,” said Rick Judson,

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Builder confidence in the market for newly built single-family homes reversed course and dropped after four consecutive months of increases, falling five points to a level of 54 on the National.

Builder confidence for newly constructed single-family homes in June increased to its highest level since January after holding steady for four consecutive months. increase from April to May.

The National Association of Home Builders reported on Tuesday that that the NAHB/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index, which gauges builder confidence in the. for most of the all-items increase. The.

Home prices continued to rise in September according to Case-Shiller National and 20-City home price index reports. According to the National Home Price Index, national home prices rose 0.70 percent month for the three months ending in September. The National Index regained its pre-housing bubble peak and surpassed it by 5.90 percent as of September.

Home builder confidence in housing market conditions surged in August after sagging to an eight-month low in July. The National Association of Home Builders reported a July reading of 68 in August after analysts expected a one- point increase from July’s Housing Market Index reading of 64.

After four consecutive monthly gains, builder confidence in the market for newly built single-family homes fell five points to a level of 54 on the National Association of Home builders/wells fargo housing market index (hmi) released this week.

Builder confidence in the market for newly-built single-family homes rose one. This marks the sixth consecutive month that sentiment levels have held at. to 71 and the metric charting buyer traffic increased one point to 48.

 · ”Home builder confidence in the market for new single-family homes increased for the fifth consecutive month in February, rising from 25 to 29 on the NAHB/Wells Fargo housing market index (hmi) released today. It is the highest level the index has reached in more than four years.”

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