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Tag : Robert Dietz

New home sales hit post-recession high in November

December 22, 2017

WASHINGTON — Sales of newly built, single-family homes in November rose 17.5% to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 733,000 units from a downwardly revised October reading, according to newly … Read More

Builder confidence climbs to eight-month high in November

November 16, 2017

WASHINGTON — Builder confidence in the market for newly-built single-family homes rose two points to a level of 70 in November on the National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo Housing … Read More

NAHB: Has the labor shortage reached ‘crisis’ status?

November 2, 2017

The National Association of Home Builders reports on its NAHB Now blog that it has been a decade since there were this many unfilled construction jobs. NAHB Chief Economist Robert … Read More

September new home sales rate hits 10-year high

October 26, 2017

WASHINGTON — Sales of newly built, single-family homes in September rose 18.9% to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 667,000 units from an upwardly revised August reading, according to newly … Read More

Builder Confidence at a 12-Year High

March 15, 2017

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

New Home Sales Start Year on Positive Note

February 24, 2017

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

January Housing Starts Level Off After Multifamily Surge

February 17, 2017

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

February 15, 2017

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

New Home Sales Post Highest Yearly Total Since 2007

January 26, 2017

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

Multifamily Surge Lifts Nationwide Housing Production 11.3% in December

January 19, 2017

WASHINGTON — A surge in multifamily production resulted in overall nationwide housing starts rising 11.3% to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.23 million units, according to newly released data … Read More