NAHB: Builder confidence ends four months of consecutive increase

Builder confidence in the market for newly-built single-family homes rose one point to 65 in July, according to the latest National Association of home builders/wells fargo housing Market Index (HMI). This marks the sixth consecutive month that sentiment levels have held at a steady range in the low- to mid-60s.

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.

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The Housing Market Index (HMI) is based on a monthly survey of NAHB members designed to take the pulse of the single-family housing market. The survey asks respondents to rate market conditions for the sale of new homes at the present time and in the next six months as well as the traffic of prospective buyers of new homes.

The renewed sense of confidence isn’t purely a result of the new year – in fact builder confidence has increased for four consecutive months. Still, confidence is relatively low as the 4-point.

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Builder Confidence Unchanged In September : September 17, 2013: Following four consecutive months of improvement, builder confidence in the market for newly built, single-family homes held unchanged in September with a reading of 58 on the National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index (HMI), released today.

Calls for bids stayed at 54, amount of work committed for the next three months fell two points to 52, the backlog of remodeling jobs increased four points. sales," said NAHB Chief Economist Robert.

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Builder confidence dipped in March, falling for the third consecutive month, however it is still at a high level historically, according to the latest Housing Market Index released by the National.

Redfin’s report indicates that new homes could potentially increase within upcoming months. Notably, homebuilder confidence increased in January. rates in recent weeks helped to sustain builder.

Foreclosures down for third straight month as lenders manage backlog: RealtyTrac Foreclosure filings in October rose 7 percent from the previous month, RealtyTrac said Thursday.. for Third Straight Month. in Foreclosure, from the previous month, but was still down 36.

The chairman also noted that "more cities are experiencing slower gains each month than the previous month, suggesting that the rate of increase. confidence on the rise Home builder confidence in.

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