Tag Archive | Housing Market Index

Home Builder Confidence Moves To 6-Year High

Tuesday, the National Association of Homebuilders reported its monthly Housing Market Index (HMI) at 41, a one-tick improvement from September and the highest HMI value since June 2006 — a span of 77 months.

Housing Starts Move To 2-Year High

Wednesday, the U.S. Census Bureau reported Housing Starts for single-family homes up 5.5 percent in August to a seasonally-adjusted, annualized count of 535,000 units nationwide.

Homebuilder Confidence Rises Again; Tops 40

As reported by the National Association of Home Builders, the Housing Market Index, a measure of builder confidence, rose to a reading of 40 in September — its highest mark since June 2006.

Homebuilder Confidence Rises To 5-Year High

For August 2012, the National Association of Homebuilders reports the monthly Housing Market Index at 37 — an increase of more than 100% from one year ago and the highest HMI value since February 2007.

Singe-Family Housing Starts Rise For 4th Straight Month

New construction housing is in a post-recession rally.

Homebuilder Confidence Doubles In 12 Months

For the second time in three months, the National Association of Homebuilders reports that the Housing Market Index made sizable gains.

Homebuilder Confidence Returns To Pre-Recession Levels

For the sixth straight month, the National Association of Homebuilders reports that homebuilder confidence is on the rise. The Housing Market Index climbed four points to 29 in February, the index’s highest reading since May 2007.