Items Tagged with 'National Association of Home Builders'

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  • Strong housing demand keeps builders optimistic in future

    But confidence edges down slightly in April
    Builder confidence edged down slightly in April as supply places a strain on builders, however confidence in the future remains on solid ground as homebuyer demand continues to surge. The National Association of Home Builders explained that as the spring home buying season begins, expect the market to continue to make gains at a gradual pace.
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  • 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.
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  • 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.
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  • 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.
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  • 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.
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  • 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.
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  • 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.
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  • 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.
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