Articles Tagged with ''NAHB''

Housing industry clashes over support of new spending bill

Funds government through September, but what does it do for housing?
Congress passed a $1.3 trillion budget Friday, avoiding what would have been a third government shutdown in 2018, but now, the housing industry disagrees over the contents of the bill. While home builders said the bill was not enough, Realtors were pushing Congress to move forward with its passage.
Read More

Builder confidence slips for third consecutive month

But remains at strong level
Builder confidence dipped in March, falling for the third consecutive month, however it is still at a high level historically. The National Association of Home Builders cautioned builders are reporting challenges in finding buildable lots, which could limit their ability to meet demand.
Read More

Builder confidence falls at start of new year

But remain confident tax reform will bring greater economic growth
Builder confidence declined slightly at the start of 2018, according to the National Association of Home Builders and Wells Fargo Housing Market Index. However, NAHB explained that builders continue to remain confident that recently passed tax reform will promote economic growth.
Read More

NAHB elects new leadership team for 2018

Four senior officers elected to leadership positions
The National Association of Home Builders announced it elected four senior officials to take over top leadership positions. The new leaders were announced Thursday at NAHB’s International Builders’ show in Orlando, Florida.
Read More

Builders: New policies improving housing market conditions

Builder confidence ends 2017 with 18-year high
Builder confidence improved in December to its highest reading in 18 years as builders say housing market conditions are improving due to new policies. NAHB’s chief economist explains why the market can expect continued upward movement of the single-family construction sector next year.
Read More

How does the Trump tax plan impact real estate investment?

Here's what's next if tax reform passes
[Expert commentary] Outside the furor, the long-term impact of the tax plan is much grayer and has little impact on most Americans. The mortgage interest rate deduction benefits too few people in too few areas, and a broad-based decrease in taxes will ultimately benefit the housing market.
Read More

MBA to Congress: We're ready and open to working on tax reform

What's the future of the mortgage interest tax deduction?
As the debate around what tax reform looks like heightens, the Mortgage Bankers Association is jumping in on the conversation, saying that they support the opportunity for comprehensive tax reform. In a letter sent to Congress and the administration, MBA President and CEO David Stevens shares what tax reform looks like to the MBA.
Read More