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Multifamily Housing Market Will Decline in 2024 while Remodeling Market Will Hold Steady

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Multifamily starts are predicted to decline in 2024, according to the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB). Meanwhile, the remodeling sector remains on solid ground and will hold
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Coalition of Trade Associations Requests Improvements to White House Implementation of the Build America,...

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Four national trade associations petitioned the White House to make improvements in its implementation of “made in America”
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Housing Affordability Remains Near Historic Low Level

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Mortgage rates that hit more than a 20-year high, coupled with elevated construction costs and excessive regulatory costs, left housing affordability in the fourth quarter of 2023 virtually
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New Home Sales Bounce Back in December on Lower Mortgage Rates

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Falling interest rates in the closing weeks of 2023 helped to bring buyers off the sidelines and provide a boost for new home sales. Sales of newly built, single-family homes in December increased
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Single-Family Starts Down in December but Post Solid Showing

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In a sign that lower mortgage rates continue to boost the housing market, single-family production surpassed the million mark for the second straight month in December.
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Single-Family Starts Surge on Falling Interest Rates

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Single-family construction surged in November as lower mortgage rates helped to assuage affordability concerns and unleash pent-up demand for housing. Overall housing starts increased 14.8% in
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Amidst Housing Slowdown, Exurban Areas Post Largest Construction Gains

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For the third consecutive quarter, single-family growth rates were negative for all geographic sectors of the nation, as exurban areas posted the largest increase in market share for both single-family
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New Home Sales Weaken in October

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Elevated mortgage rates that averaged 7.62% in October per Freddie Mac, the highest rate since 2000, depressed buyer demand and pushed down new home sales in October. Sales of newly built, single-family homes in October fell 5.6% to a
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Single-Family Starts Flat in October

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Single-family construction held steady in October as high mortgage rates depressed demand but more buyers turned to new homes because of a lack of existing inventory. Overall housing starts increased 1.9% in October to a seasonally adjusted
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Rising Mortgage Rates Push Housing Affordability to Lowest Level in Index History

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Rising mortgage rates, elevated construction costs and limited existing inventory helped push housing affordability in the third quarter of 2023 to its lowest level in more than a decade.
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Single-Family Starts Post Unexpected Gain in September as High Interest Rates Persist

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Despite elevated mortgage rates averaging above 7%, single-family starts posted a solid gain in September as more buyers are turning to new homes because of a dearth of inventory in the
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Lack of Resales Boost New Home Sales in September

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Despite mortgage rates that are at a 23-year high, new home sales posted a double-digit percentage gain in September because of a lack of inventory in the resale market.
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Remodeling Market Sentiment Declines in Third Quarter

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The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) released its NAHB/Westlake Royal Remodeling Market Index (RMI) for the third quarter, posting a reading of 65, declining three points
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NAHB Lauds House for Extending NFIP and Government Funding, Urges Senate to Act Now

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Alicia Huey, chairman of the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) and a custom home builder and developer from Birmingham, Ala., issued the following statement after Congress
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New Home Sales Weaken in August on Higher Mortgage Rates

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Elevated mortgage rates and challenging affordability conditions pushed new home sales down to their weakest rate since March. Sales of newly built, single-family homes in August fell 8.7% to a
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Housing Starts Lower on Rising Mortgage Rates

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Higher mortgage rates averaging above 7% put a damper on single-family production in August, as builders also continue to face supply-side challenges in the form of elevated construction costs, a lack of skilled labor and a shortage of buildable lots.
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Large Metro Markets Show Biggest Slowdown in Single-Family Construction

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Rising mortgage rates and elevated construction costs have taken a toll on the pace of single-family construction in markets across the nation, with the slowdown most pronounced in large metro
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New Home Sales Increase in July Despite Higher Mortgage Rates

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Low existing inventory and solid demand more than offset rising mortgage rates and elevated construction costs to boost new home sales last month. Sales of newly built, single-family homes
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Single-Family Starts Edge Higher in July but Rising Rate Concerns Persist

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A lack of existing inventory and solid demand helped offset rising mortgage rates and push single-family production higher in July, even as builders continue to grapple with elevated construction
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Statement from NAHB Chairman Alicia Huey on Final Davis-Bacon Rule

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Alicia Huey, chairman of the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) and a custom home builder and developer from Birmingham, Ala., today issued the following statement after the

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Multifamily Housing Market Will Decline in 2024 while Remodeling Market Will...

Multifamily starts are predicted to decline in 2024, according to the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB). Meanwhile, the remodeling sector remains on solid ground and will hold

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