Confidence among U.S. homebuilders held in November at a four-month low as buyer traffic and sales outlooks retreated.
Confidence among U.S. homebuilders fell more than forecast in October to a four-month low as rising interest rates and the budget battle in Washington stifled progress in the housing market.
The National Association of Home Builders lowered its forecast for U.S. single-family home starts this year and next as higher interest rates slow the pace of growth in the housing market.
Rob Gray moved his family of four from Massachusetts to Texas, where he bought a new five-bedroom, five-bath, two-fireplace home built by Toll Brothers Inc.
Homebuilder confidence held in September at the highest level in almost eight years, a sign housing will remain a bright spot for the U.S. economy.
Stephen Shelton wants his son to inherit his masonry company staffed with skilled craftsmen. To guarantee that happens, he started a school.
Tyl Pattisall’s timing couldn’t have been better. She and her husband bought a condominium in San Francisco three years ago when the market was depressed and sold it for a profit in June. Now she’s looking to buy again.
Residential real-estate prices increased in June at a slower pace, a sign the rate of improvement in the housing market is cooling.
Confidence among U.S. homebuilders surged in June to the highest level in seven years, reflecting gains in sales as Americans rushed to take advantage of low mortgage rates.
Homebuilder confidence in the U.S. rose more than forecast in July to the highest since January 2006 as companies grew more upbeat about sales prospects.
"Policy and economic uncertainty is undermining consumer confidence."
- David Crowe on Nov 18, 2013
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