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Homebuilder confidence drops for 12th straight month

Dec 19, 2022
High mortgage rates are causing homebuilders to pull back. A measure of sentiment has dropped to its lowest level since 2012.
With mortgage interest rates nearly doubling this year, homebuilders are pulling back on new projects.
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Homebuilders' confidence in housing market plummets

Jul 18, 2022
The National Association of Home Builders' latest survey also shows that 13% of builders reported cutting prices.
In the NAHB's July survey, 13% of builders reported cutting prices to encourage sales.
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The CEO of homebuilders' chief trade group doesn't see shortages letting up soon

Feb 11, 2022
Jerry Howard, CEO of the National Association of Home Builders, discusses the challenges facing his industry.
An exterior of the house selected as this year's New American Home at the International Builders' Show in Orlando, Florida.
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Homebuilders are upbeat, despite supply chain troubles

Jul 19, 2021
The National Association of Home Builders' index is higher than it's been in decades, driven by strong demand and limited inventory.
Despite supply chain bottlenecks and skilled labor shortages, homebuilders are "very optimistic."
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