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Homebuilder Sentiment Remains Near Highest Level Since 1999

Luke Sharrett/Bloomberg News

Confidence among American homebuilders held steady in February near the highest level since 1999, suggesting that demand for housing is expected to remain strong, according to data Feb. 15 from the National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo.

Shelly Hagan | Bloomberg News
February 15, 2018
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Homebuilder Sentiment Hits 18-Year High, Beating Forecasts

Patrick T. Fallon/Bloomberg News

Confidence among U.S. homebuilders jumped in December to the highest level since July 1999, exceeding all analyst estimates, as a growing economy boosts housing demand, according to data Dec. 18 from the National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo.

Katia Dmitrieva | Bloomberg News
December 18, 2017
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Existing-Home Sales Fall to a One-Year Low After Hurricane Harvey

Allen J. Schaben/Los Angeles Times/TNS

Sales of previously owned U.S. homes declined to a one-year low in August as affordability continued to hamper demand and Hurricane Harvey caused a slump in Houston-area purchases, a National Association of Realtors report showed Sept. 20.

Sho Chandra | Bloomberg News
September 20, 2017
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Homebuilder Sentiment Falls on Storm-Related Supply Concern

A contractor works during construction of a new apartment building in downtown Seattle. Mike Kane/Bloomberg News

Sentiment among America’s homebuilders fell more than forecast in September as companies grew concerned about the cost of construction materials and labor shortages in the wake of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma, according to data Sept. 18 from the National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo.

Sho Chandra | Bloomberg News
September 18, 2017
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Optimism for Sales Prospects Propels Homebuilder Sentiment

Luke Sharrett/Bloomberg News

More confidence among U.S. home builders this month shows the industry remains optimistic that demand will keep growing in the face of rising property values, according to data May 15 from the National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo.

Patricia Laya | Bloomberg News
May 15, 2017
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Homebuilder Confidence Rises to Highest Since June 2005

Luke Sharrett/Bloomberg News

Confidence among U.S. homebuilders is the strongest since the mid-2000s housing boom as sales prospects improve despite rising mortgage rates, according to data March 15 from the National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo.

Austin Weinstein | Bloomberg News
March 15, 2017
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Confidence Among Homebuilders Held Steady in May

Mark Elias/Bloomberg News

Confidence among U.S. homebuilders held steady in May, signaling limited progress in residential real estate during the busy spring selling season, National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo data showed May 16.

Michelle Jamrisko | Bloomberg News
May 16, 2016
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Confidence Among Homebuilders Unchanged in January

Mike Kane/Bloomberg News

Confidence among U.S. homebuilders was unchanged at the start of year, indicating the residential real estate market was sustaining the steady progress made in 2015.

Sho Chandra | Bloomberg News
January 19, 2016
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Confidence Among Homebuilders Falls to Eight-Month Low

Sam Hodgson/Bloomberg News

Confidence among U.S. homebuilders unexpectedly fell in March to an eight-month low as prospective buyers were in little rush to shop for properties ahead of the busier spring selling season.

Michelle Jamrisko | Bloomberg News
March 16, 2015
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Homebuilder Confidence Rises Most in Almost a Year

Patrick T. Fallon/Bloomberg News

Confidence among U.S. homebuilders rose in June by the most in almost a year, a sign the residential real estate market is stabilizing after reeling from severe winter weather earlier this year.

Bloomberg News
June 16, 2014