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Housing start woes go deeper than single-month drop

Analysts still see silver linings in the long term
Trey Garrison
With news Thursday that privately owned housing starts plunged 14.4% in August, many were left scratching their heads at how starts could have printed so poorly.
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NAHB: Homebuilder confidence hits 9-year high

Builders optimistic even with mortgage apps at 14-year low
Trey Garrison
Mortgage applications and home sales figures aren't deterring homebuilders, who think they have some solid reasons to be confident in the market going forward — as confident as they were in 2005, no less.
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Homebuilders see "serious" buyers shopping for homes

NAHB: Third consecutive gain in HMI
Brena Swanson
As the employment situation starts to look up, more homebuilders are reporting an increase in buyers entering the market. But there are still a few hurdles creating challenges for builders.
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More proof housing is headed for a fall

Dismal market can't be blamed on weather
Lynn Effinger
With over 7 million Americans working in part-time positions rather than the full-time jobs they would prefer having, and with so many millions more dropping out of the workforce altogether, the case is made… again, that our economic outlook is not rosy as we sloth through the remainder of 2014.
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NAHB: Homebuilder confidence reaches 6-month high

It's officially a good sales market
Brena Swanson
Homebuilder confidence reached a six-month high, officially showing good sales conditions as strong jobs numbers helped buoy confidence.
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Monday Morning Cup of Coffee: Housing hangs in the balance

2014: Bust or banner year for housing?
Trey Garrison
Housing is at a crossroads, with some saying the industry has nowhere to go but up and that all the signs are there for a self-sustaining breakout, while others say it’s on life support and not every twitch is a sign the patient is coming out of a coma. This week will tell us what’s left for the rest of 2014.
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Builder confidence falls again in May to 12-month low

NAHB: Builders now facing market reality
Trey Garrison
Builder confidence in the market for newly built, single-family homes in May fell one point to 45 from a downwardly revised April reading of 46 on the National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index released Thursday.
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8 Twitter housing accounts you need to follow

FHFA launches Twitter platform
Brena Swanson
With the housing industry on high alert due to constant changes and updates being made to regulations, Twitter is a great place to give you constant, daily updates in 140 characters or less.
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3 reasons right now is the best time to buy a home

The advantage is on the buyer side
Trey Garrison and Brena Swanson
Most markets have fully recovered, home prices are leveling out and mortgage rates are at a yearly low.
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Homebuilders optimistic despite the slow spring

NAHB index shows 1 in 6 markets fully recovered or better
Trey Garrison
Fifty-nine metros have fully recovered from the last housing market crash, and 300 saw year-over-year gains, according to an index of markets put together by the National Association of Home Builders/First American.
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