Items Tagged with 'NAHB NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF HOME BUILDERS'

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  • Homebuilders are becoming more confident with the housing market

    But labor and material cost concerns still weigh heavy
    Despite affordability and labor constraints, home builder confidence rose to 66 points in May, according to the National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index. NAHB Chief Economist Robert Dietz said although the market is improving, builders continue to deal with factors that are holding back supply and harming affordability.
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  • NAHB: Multifamily developers weighed down by affordability challenges

    Multifamily Vacancy Index reaches 8-year high
    Multifamily developers’ confidence showed signs of weakness in the third quarter of 2018, attributed to mounting affordability and inventory concerns. One expert said Q3's MPI is another signal to policymakers that they should be paying more attention to housing market conditions as interest rates increase.
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