NAHB

NAHB (National Association of Home Builders) is a trade association that helps promote the policies that make housing a national priority. Since 1942, NAHB has been serving its members, the housing industry, and the public at large.

Contact:

Ann Marie Moriarty
202-266-8350

   http://www.nahb.org/

    Statement from NAHB Chairman Tom Woods on New HUD Appointment

    Tom Woods, chairman of the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) and a home builder from Blue Springs, Mo., today issued the following statement on Ed Golding being named the principal deputy assistant secretary for housing at the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development:

    New Home Sales Rise 7.8 Percent in February

    Sales of newly built, single-family homes rose 7.8 percent in February to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 539,000 units from an upwardly revised January reading, according to newly released data by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and the U.S. Census Bureau. This is the highest sales pace since February 2008

    Housing Starts Fall 17 Percent in February

    Nationwide housing starts dropped 17 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 897,000 units in February, according to newly released data from the U.S. Commerce Department.

    Builder Confidence Drops Two Points in March

    Builder confidence in the market for newly built, single-family homes in March fell two points to a level of 53 on the National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index (HMI) released today.

    New Study Allows Builders to Compare Employee Compensation Against Industry Standards

    A newly released publication from BuilderBooks, the book publishing arm of the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) gives homes builders an inside look at building industry employee compensation trends across the country

    Developers’ Sentiment About Multifamily Market Holds Steady in the Fourth Quarter

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – February 26, 2015 – (RealEstateRama) — The Multifamily Production Index (MPI), released today by the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB), held steady with a reading of 54 for the fourth quarter of 2014. This capped the third straight year of quarterly readings consistently at 50 or above

    Carole Jones Inducted as the 2015 NAHB Professional Women in Building Council Chair

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – February 26, 2015 – (RealEstateRama) — Carole Jones, CAPS, CGB, CGP, a licensed builder and associate broker from Bloomfield Hills, Mich., was recently sworn in as the 2015 chair of the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) Professional Women in Building (PWB) Council

    New Home Sales Hold Steady in January

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – February 25, 2015 – (RealEstateRama) — Sales of newly built, single-family homes dropped 0.2 percent in January to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 481,000 units from an elevated December reading, according to newly released data by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and the U.S. Census Bureau

    New NAHB Publication Provides Builders with the Tools to Accurately Forecast Cash Flow

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – February 25, 2015 – (RealEstateRama) — BuilderBooks, the book publishing arm of the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) recently released a new publication, Financial Forecasting in Microsoft® Excel.

    Statement from NAHB Chairman Tom Woods on Latest Earnings Report from Fannie Mae

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – February 23, 2015 – (RealEstateRama) — Tom Woods, chairman of the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) and a home builder from Blue Springs, Mo., issued the following statement regarding Fannie Mae’s fourth quarter earnings report:

    New NAHB Publication Provides Builders with the Tools to Accurately Forecast Cash Flow

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – February 23, 2015 – (RealEstateRama) –BuilderBooks, the book publishing arm of the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) recently released a new publication, Financial Forecasting in Microsoft® Excel.

    Housing Should Be High on the Agenda as Governors Meet

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – February 20, 2015 – (RealEstateRama) — As the nation’s governors gather in town this weekend for the National Governors Association Winter Meeting to discuss priority issues affecting states, the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) is urging that housing remains at the forefront

    Housing Affordability Edges Up in the Fourth Quarter

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – February 19, 2015 – (RealEstateRama) — Slightly lower interest rates and home prices in markets across the country contributed to a slight increase in nationwide housing affordability in the fourth quarter of 2014, according to the National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo Housing Opportunity Index (HOI) released today.

    Midwest Pushes Housing Starts Down 2 Percent in January

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – February 18, 2015 – (RealEstateRama) — Nationwide housing starts fell 2 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.065 million units in January, according to newly released data from the U.S. Commerce Department. This drop was mainly due to a 22.2 percent decrease in the Midwest

    Builder Confidence Slightly Lower in February on Harsh Weather Conditions

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – February 18, 2015 – (RealEstateRama) — Builder confidence in the market for newly built, single-family homes in February fell two points to a level of 55 on the National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index (HMI) released today

    Boomerang Millennials A Promising Sign for Housing

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – February 10, 2015 – (RealEstateRama) — A recent study of “Boomerang Millennials” who move out of their parents’ home only to move back in may have important implications for this key demographic and what it means for the housing market

    NAHB Publication Shows Builders & Remodelers How to Earn Greater Profits with Less Time and Energy

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – February 10, 2015 – (RealEstateRama) — BuilderBooks, the book publishing arm of the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) recently released a new publication, Managing Your Business With 7 Key Numbers. This new book lays out a process that will help business owners see where they stand every day, with every job, by monitoring just seven key numbers that drive all profits and cash flow

    Virginia Remodeler Robert Criner Selected as the 2015 NAHB Remodelers Chair

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – February 5, 2015 – (RealEstateRama) — Remodeler Robert Criner, GMR, GMB, CAPS, of Newport News, Va. was recently appointed the 2015 chairman of the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) Remodelers during the International Builders’ Show in Las Vegas. As chairman of the remodeling arm of NAHB, Criner represents the more than 55,000 members of NAHB who are involved in the remodeling industry

    NAHB Names The Nationals Gold Award Winners

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – February 5, 2015 – (RealEstateRama) — The year’s most outstanding work in residential real estate sales, marketing and design was honored by the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) at the National Sales and Marketing Awards gala (known as “The NationalsSM”), one of the building industry’s most prestigious events. Hosted by the NAHB National Sales and Marketing Council, the event took place on Jan. 20 in Las Vegas at the 2015 International Builders’ Show

    Housing Markets Continue to Make Modest Gains

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – February 5, 2015 – (RealEstateRama) — Markets in 63 of the approximately 350 metro areas nationwide returned to or exceeded their last normal levels of economic and housing activity in the fourth quarter of 2014, according to the National Association of Home Builders/First American Leading Markets Index (LMI), released today. This represents a year-over-year net gain of 11 markets

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