Government, Business

Homebuilder Sentiment Steady as Sales and Outlook Improve

Construction site Luke Sharrett/Bloomberg News

Sentiment among U.S. homebuilders held steady in March, sustaining a rebound from a recent three-year low on improvement in sales and a brighter outlook for the next six months.

Carlyann Edwards | Bloomberg News
March 18, 2019
Government, Business

Housing Starts Top Forecasts; Permits Rise

Construction Workers Bloomberg News

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 Confidence Drops by Most Since 2014

Construction site Daniel Acker/Bloomberg News

Confidence among U.S. homebuilders plummeted by the most since 2014 as the highest borrowing costs in eight years restrained demand, adding to signs of a cooling housing market that will weigh on the Federal Reserve’s debate over how far to raise interest rates.

Katia Dmitrieva | Bloomberg News
November 19, 2018

Homewood Holdings Buys Select Assets of Building Supply and Lumber

Homewood Holdings, a portfolio company of private equity investment firm Building Industry Partners, has acquired select assets of Building Supply and Lumber Co., an independent lumber and building materials dealer.

November 8, 2018

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

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