Tag : NAHB

Homeownership Remains Key Part of American Dream; Obstacles Persist for Many

2 months ago

WASHINGTON — As the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) celebrates National Homeownership Month in June, more than two-thirds of Americans believe that owning a home is an essential part … Read More

Custom Home Building Market Growth Slows

2 months ago

NAHB’s analysis of Census Data from the Quarterly Starts and Completions by Purpose and Design survey indicates a slowing of the growth rate for the custom home building market. Over … Read More

Builder Confidence Continues Upward Trend

2 months ago

WASHINGTON — In a further sign that the housing market continues to strengthen, builder confidence in the market for newly-built single-family homes rose two points in May to a level … Read More

Housing Index Hits Milestone, But Permits Still Lagging

3 months ago

Based on current price, permit and employment data, markets nationwide are running at an average of 100% normal economic and housing activity, according to the NAHB/First American Leading Markets Index … Read More

NAHB: Skyrocketing Lumber Prices Put Builders in a Bind

4 months ago

The National Association of Home Builders today weighed in on the lack of movement on a renewed U.S./Canada Softwood Lumber Agreement. The uncertainty surrounding a new trade agreement is impacting … Read More

Builder Confidence at a 12-Year High

4 months ago

The National Association of Home Builders reports that builder confidence in the market for newly-built single-family homes jumped six points to 71 on the NAHB/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index (HMI). … Read More

Lumber Prices Rise to Start 2017

5 months ago

The National Association of Home Builders reports on its Eye on Housing blog that the price of lumber, from framing to structural panels, has increased in recent weeks with some … Read More

New Home Sales Start Year on Positive Note

5 months ago

Sales of newly built, single-family homes rose 3.7% in January to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 555,000 units, according to newly released data by the U.S. Department of Housing … Read More

New Single-Family Home Size Trends

5 months ago

After increasing and leveling off in recent years, new single-family home size continued along a general trend of decreasing size during the fourth quarter of 2016. This ongoing change marks a … Read More

NAHB Shares Builders’ View of Rising Lumber Prices

5 months ago

The National Association of Home Builders shared a post to its NAHB Now blog Friday examining how rising lumber prices are weighing on builders:   Randy Strauss, owner of Strauss Construction … Read More