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Builder Confidence Uptick Signals Turning Point for Housing Lies Ahead

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A modest drop in interest rates helped to end a string of 12 straight monthly declines in builder confidence levels, although sentiment remains in bearish territory as builders continue to grapple with elevated construction costs
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Multifamily Developer Confidence Declines Significantly in the Third Quarter

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While new home sales received a slight bounce in November from moderating mortgage rates, the housing market continues to struggle because of ongoing supply chain disruptions, elevated construction costs and challenging affordability conditions.
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Single-Family Housing Contraction Continues in October

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Elevated mortgage rates, high construction costs for concrete and other building materials and weakening demand stemming from deteriorating affordability conditions continue to act as a drag on single-family housing production.
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New Home Sales Fall Back in September as Interest Rates Jump Higher

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Rising mortgage rates approaching 7% along with declining builder sentiment stemming from stubbornly high construction costs and weakening consumer demand pushed new-home sales down at a double-digit rate in September.
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Remodeling Market Sentiment Softened in Third Quarter but Remains Positive

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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 77, declining 10 points compared to the third quarter of 2021.
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New Home Sales Up in August but Rising Rates Portend Weakening Market

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A brief decline in mortgage rates helped to boost new home sales in August but sales are expected to move on a downward trend in the months ahead as rates have since moved higher and builder
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Multifamily Starts Surge in August as Single-Family Production Remains Weak

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High mortgage rates and building production bottlenecks continue to act as a drag on the single-family housing market even as overall housing starts posted a double-digit gain in August
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Shift in Single-Family Home Building Toward Smaller Markets Continues

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New findings from the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) Home Building Geography Index (HBGI) show a shift in home building activity over the past 30 months, with notable
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Registration Now Open for 2023 NAHB International Builders’ Show in Las Vegas

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The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) officially opened online registration today for the 2023 NAHB International Builders’ Show® (IBS), the largest annual light construction trade
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New Home Sales Fall to Lowest Pace in More than Six Years

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In a further sign that the housing market continues to weaken, new home sales in July fell to their lowest level since January 2016. The tepid sales pace matches declining builder confidence
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Housing Starts Weaken in July as Market Slowdown Continues

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A sharp decline in single-family home construction is another indicator that the housing slowdown is showing no signs of abating, as rising construction costs, elevated mortgage rates and supply chain disruptions continue to act as a drag on the market
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Housing Affordability Falls to Lowest Level Since Great Recession

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Rising mortgage rates, high inflation, low existing inventory and elevated home prices contributed to housing affordability falling to its lowest point since the Great Recession in the second quarter of 2022.
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Statement from NAHB Chairman Jerry Konter on the Inflation Reduction Act

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Jerry Konter, chairman of the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) and home builder and developer from Savannah, Ga., today issued the following statement on the Inflation Reduction Act
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Statement from NAHB Chairman Jerry Konter on Treasury’s New Guidance on Affordable Housing Development

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Jerry Konter, chairman of the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) and home builder and developer from Savannah
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New Home Sales Plunge in June on Rising Affordability Woes

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New home sales in June fell to the lowest level since April 2020, reflecting declining builder sentiment as construction bottlenecks continue to slow new home building and raise housing costs.
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Single-Family Starts Fall to Two-Year Low on Higher Construction Costs and Interest Rates

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Increased interest rates, building material supply chain bottlenecks and elevated construction costs continue to put a damper on the single-family housing market. For the first time
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More Than 600 NAHB Members Urge Congress to Take Action to Ease the Housing...

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After posting four consecutive monthly declines on rising mortgage rates and worsening affordability conditions, new home sales posted a solid gain in May as some buyers rushed into the market in advance of the Federal Reserve’s June interest
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New Home Sales Increase in May Before Fed June Rate Rise

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After posting four consecutive monthly declines on rising mortgage rates and worsening affordability conditions, new home sales posted a solid gain in May as some buyers rushed into the market in advance of the Federal Reserve’s June interest rate hike
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Rising Interest Rates, Higher Construction Costs Slow Housing Production

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Rising interest rates and ongoing building material supply chain disruptions that raise construction costs continue to act as significant headwinds on the housing market.
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Single-Family Home Building Growth Slowing in Large Suburbs

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New findings from the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) Home Building Geography Index (HBGI) show that the rate of year-over-year single-family construction growth in small

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Builder Confidence Uptick Signals Turning Point for Housing Lies Ahead

A modest drop in interest rates helped to end a string of 12 straight monthly declines in builder confidence levels, although sentiment remains in bearish territory as builders continue to grapple with elevated construction costs

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Fears of housing downturn may have been overblown

But the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) said Wednesday that builder confidence spiked last month thanks to a drop in interest rates.
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Words From Community Leaders: Rep. Sherrill’s 2023 Community Projects Federally Funded...

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