(Housing News) Builder confidence in sales, traffic, and future expectation rose in December to 58, meaning over half of the industry's insiders are confident
Builder confidence has improved this year, but recent housing hiccups are holding the new home construction sector back.
In another sign pointing to housing beginning its slow road to recovery, builder confidence improves for the third consecutive month.
Builder confidence is improving, and buyers are feeling urgent, but more than half of all builders still lack confidence in all areas but one -
Builder confidence slumps as the sector finds itself frustrated by rising costs for materials, labor issues, and perpetually tight lending conditions, making it difficult to
Builder confidence has continued to improve, but has just had a setback, and although small, it could result in some slight forecasting adjustments for housing.
Builder confidence did not rise, and did not fall, so is this good news or bad news for housing? The National Association of Home Builders
Builder confidence is at its highest level since February 2007 but has significant room for improvement as housing finds the bottom.
As the NAHB measures the health of metro areas, several cities were added to the improving markets list, however a handful fell off.
According to the NAHB, more builders are feeling confident about the market, but because of where the readings are, this is not exactly the comeback
Builder sentiment is up nationally, and is at its highest point in years, but the West, which has been hard hit by foreclosures, continues to
Builder confidence on the rise According to the National Association of Home Builders, builder confidence for single-family new home construction rose four points in October,