home construction

Government, Business

Housing Starts Top Forecasts; Permits Rise

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U.S. new-home construction rebounded in November to the best pace since August while permits rose to a seven-month high, a sign homebuilding is potentially stabilizing even as higher prices and borrowing costs pose headwinds.

Shobhana Chandra | Bloomberg News
December 18, 2018
Government, Business

Homebuilder Sentiment Tumbles to Weakest in Three Years

Homebuilder Sentiment Mike Kane/Bloomberg News

Sentiment among U.S. homebuilders fell in December to the lowest level since 2015, missing all forecasts and signaling that the industry’s struggles are intensifying amid elevated prices and higher borrowing costs.

Shobhana Chandra | Bloomberg News
December 17, 2018
Government, Business

Home Construction Rises 1.5% in October

Home Construction David J. Phillip/Associated Press

U.S. home construction improved 1.5% in October, but in a troubling sign, groundbreakings for single-family houses fell.

Josh Boak | The Associated Press
November 20, 2018
Business

Homebuilders Gauge at Five-Month High Shows Storm Recovery

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A rebound in homebuilders’ confidence to a five-month high indicates concern over fallout from major hurricanes has been alleviated, according to data Oct. 17 from the National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo.

Agnel Philip | Bloomberg News
October 17, 2017
Business

Homebuilder Sentiment Reaches Three-Month High in August

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Sentiment among American homebuilders unexpectedly increased to a three-month high as builders saw greater prospects for industry demand despite elevated material costs and shortages of labor and lots, according to data Aug. 15 from the National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo.

Michelle Jamrisko | Bloomberg News
August 15, 2017
Business

Housing Starts Rise as Construction Underpins Economy

Mark Elias/Bloomberg News

New-home construction in the United States climbed in September, a sign residential real estate will bolster the world’s largest economy.

Victoria Stilwell | Bloomberg News
October 20, 2015
Business

Homebuilder Confidence Reaches Decade High on US Sales Outlook

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Confidence among U.S. homebuilders climbed in October to a 10-year high, a sign demand for housing may remain solid in the months to come.

Bloomberg News
October 19, 2015