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  • Single-Family Construction Continues to Make Steady Gains in October November 19, 2019
    Total housing starts increased 3.8 percent in October to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.31 million units, according to a report from the U.S. Housing and Urban Development and Commerce Department. The October reading of 1.31 million starts is the number of housing units builders would begin if they kept this pace for the […]
  • Builder Confidence Holds Firm in November November 18, 2019
    Builder confidence in the market for newly-built single-family homes edged one point lower to 70 in November, according to the latest National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index (HMI) released today. The past two months mark the highest sentiment levels in 2019. “Single-family builders are currently reporting ongoing positive conditions, spurred in part […]
  • Lower Mortgage Rates Push Housing Affordability to Highest Level in Three Years November 7, 2019
    With mortgage rates at a three-year low and a healthy job market, housing affordability rose to its highest level in three years in the third quarter of 2019, according to the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB)/Wells Fargo Housing Opportunity Index (HOI) released today. In all, 63.6 percent of new and existing homes sold between […]
  • NAHB Announces Best of 55+ Housing Awards Finalists November 7, 2019
    The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) announced the finalists for its 2020 Best of 55+ Housing Awards, the premier design and marketing competition for the 55+ housing industry. A total of 107 entries were chosen as finalists and are eligible for either a gold or silver award from NAHB's 55+ Housing Industry Council. “The […]
  • 55+ Housing Market Ticks Back Up to Record High October 31, 2019
    Builder confidence in the single-family 55+ housing market rose one point in the third quarter of 2019, returning to its record-high reading of 72, according to the National Association of Home Builders' (NAHB) 55+ Housing Market Index (HMI) released today. This is the highest reading since the inception of the index in 2008. The 55+ […]