Tag : NAHB

NAHB: Skyrocketing Lumber Prices Put Builders in a Bind

3 days 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

2 weeks 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

4 weeks 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

1 month 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

1 month 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

1 month 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

January Housing Starts Level Off After Multifamily Surge

1 month ago

Housing starts returned to trend, dropping 2.6% to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.246 million units, according to newly released data from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban … Read More

Builder Confidence Continues to Settle Toward Sustainable in February

1 month ago

WASHINGTON — Builder confidence in the market for newly-built single-family homes declined two points in February to a level of 65 on the National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo Housing Market … Read More

Key Building Materials Prices Far Surpassed Inflation in 2016

2 months ago

The National Association of Home Builders, on its NAHB Now blog reports that softwood lumber, oriented strand board (OSB), ready-mix concrete and gypsum products all posted price changes in 2016 … Read More

New Home Sales Post Highest Yearly Total Since 2007

2 months ago

WASHINGTON —Sales of newly built, single-family homes rose 12.2% in 2016 to 563,000 units, the highest annual rate since 2007, according to newly released data by the U.S. Department of … Read More