Items Tagged with 'National Association of Home Builders'

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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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  • Builder confidence rebounds from shock of recent hurricanes

    Could soon see material price increases and labor shortages
    After dropping last month due to the hurricanes, homebuilder confidence is once again on the rise, hitting its highest point since May in October. Homebuilders predict that the new home market will continue to strengthen at a modest rate in the months ahead.
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  • After 75 years, NAHB rethinks strong stance on the mortgage interest tax deduction

    One of the top lobbyists against cutting the MID changes its mind
    The National Association of Home Builders changed its stance on one of the most highly debated homeownership conversations: the importance of the mortgage interest tax deduction. As one of the top lobbyists on Capitol Hill, for NAHB to put out an announcement on what it thinks about the MID is a big deal. Now that President Donald Trump announced his new tax plan, here is what the group has to say.
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  • Rebuild efforts dented by labor shortages in Hurricane Harvey aftermath

    Texas home rebuilding will take time
    The recovery efforts after Hurricane Harvey are hitting the same issue that long plagued the Texas housing market: a shortage of construction workers. Following early concerns from the National Association of Home Builders, rebuilding Texas’ housing market down south will take time due to a lingering labor shortage and rising lumber prices.
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