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NAHB: Builder confidence ends four months of consecutive increase

February 3, 2014 Builder confidence in the 55+ housing market for the fourth quarter of 2013 is up sharply, according to the National Association of Home Builders’ (NAHB) latest 55+ Housing Market Index (HMI) released today. All segments of the market – single-family homes, condominiums and multifamily rental – registered strong increases compared to the.

Chinese gold demand also tends to increase near the end of the year as the Chinese New Year approaches. According to a new survey by the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB), builder.

NAHB: Builder Confidence in the 55+ Housing Market Ends Year. – Builder confidence in the 55+ housing market for single-family homes showed continued improvement in the fourth quarter of 2012 compared to the same period a year ago, according to the National Association of Home Builders’ (NAHB) latest 55+ Housing Market Index (HMI) released Feb. 7.

Builder confidence in the 55+ housing market for single-family homes rose four points to 18 compared to the same period a year ago, according to the latest National Association of Home Builders’ (NAHB) 55+ Housing Market Index (HMI) released Tuesday, Feb. 7.

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February, 2014 – Builder confidence in the 55+ housing market for the fourth quarter of 2013 is up sharply, according to the National Association of Home Builders’ (NAHB) latest 55+ Housing Market Index (HMI) released today. All segments of the market-single-family homes, condominiums and multifamily rental-registered strong increases compared to the same quarter a year ago.

According to the National Association of Home Builders’ 55+ Housing Market Index released this past week, U.S. builder confidence in the. experienced a dip for the third consecutive month in.

Multifamily Drop Pushes Total Housing Starts Down. – nahb.org – "The uptick in single-family production is consistent with our builder confidence readings, which have been in the 70s for four consecutive months," said NAHB Chairman Randy Noel, a custom home builder from LaPlace, La. "However, builders must manage rising construction costs to keep home prices competitive."

This is the third-consecutive. NAHB Chief Economist David Crowe said. Read More Million dollar homes: Most expensive house edition Regionally, one a three-month running average, the Midwest saw the.

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The National Association of Home Builders’ (NAHB) index of builder sentiment fell in October, ending a four-month streak of gains that resulted in a nine-year peak. The group’s Housing Market.

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