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Homebuilder Confidence Rises To 5-Year High

Homebuilder Confidence Rises To 5-Year High

Posted In New Construction, New Home Builders, New Home Building, New Home Mortgage

Home builder confidence rises again. For August 2012, the National Association of Homebuilders reports the monthly Housing Market Index at 37 — an increase of more than 100% from one year ago and the highest HMI value since February 2007. […]

August 16, 2012 Read More
Builders Hopeful About Next Two Years

Builders Hopeful About Next Two Years

Posted In Home Builders, New Construction, New Home Builders, New Home Building

The ranks of home builders expecting to boost both sales and their bottom lines in the near term are growing, according to a recent survey by Ernst & Young, LLP, which polled the CFOs and tax directors of more than […]

August 7, 2012 Read More
Single-Family Housing Starts Rise For 4th Straight Month

Single-Family Housing Starts Rise For 4th Straight Month

Posted In New Construction, New Home Building, New Home Financing, New Home Mortgage, Uncategorized

New construction housing is in a post-recession rally. As reported by the Census Bureau, on a seasonally-adjusted, annualized basis, last month’s Single-Family Housing Starts rose 5 percent to 539,000 units nationwide. This is the highest reading since April 2010, the […]

July 20, 2012 Read More
Homebuilder Confidence Doubles In 12 Months

Homebuilder Confidence Doubles In 12 Months

Posted In Home Builders, New Construction, New Home Builders, New Home Building

Homebuilder confidence is soaring. For the second time in three months, the National Association of Homebuilders reports that the Housing Market Index made sizable gains. The Housing Market Index measures homebuilder confidence in the new construction market and is scored […]

July 18, 2012 Read More
7 Upgrades We Want Most In Our New Homes

7 Upgrades We Want Most In Our New Homes

Posted In New Construction, Uncategorized

When homeowners plan for their next house, or they want to undertake building a new home, there are seven priority spaces that they are focusing on, according to a survey of Better Homes and Gardens readers. If you’re dreaming of […]

July 13, 2012 Read More
With help from housing, confidence up a bit in Utah

With help from housing, confidence up a bit in Utah

Posted In Home Builders, New Construction, New Home Building, Uncategorized

Survey » Consumers upbeat, although sentiment isn’t shared nationally The housing market along the Wasatch Front, beset by falling prices and scant demand, is sending up some green shoots of recovery, and that turned up in the latest Zions Bank […]

June 28, 2012 Read More
New Home Sales Rise To 2-Year High

New Home Sales Rise To 2-Year High

Posted In New Construction, New Home Building, Uncategorized

As reported by the Census Bureau, 369,000 new homes were sold last month on a seasonally-adjusted, annualized basis. A “new home” is a home that is considered new construction. May’s data marks the highest number of new homes sold since April […]

June 27, 2012 Read More
Housing Starts Up 26% In Last 12 Months

Housing Starts Up 26% In Last 12 Months

Posted In New Construction, New Home Building, New Home Mortgage

Sometimes, the housing data headlines tell just half the tale. The stories on May’s Housing Starts figures are proving to be a terrific illustration. Tuesday, the Census Bureau released its monthly Housing Starts report. A “housing start” is a home […]

June 22, 2012 Read More
Building Confidence Rises To 5-Year High

Building Confidence Rises To 5-Year High

Posted In Home Builders, New Construction, New Home Builders, New Home Building, New Home Mortgage

  Home builders anticipate growth in the market for newly-built, single-family homes. For June 2012, the National Association of Homebuilders reports its monthly Housing Market Index at 29 — an increase of more than 100% from one year ago and the highest […]

June 19, 2012 Read More