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Commerce Department Moves to Double Lumber Tariffs, NAHB Responds

November 29th, 2021
The U.S. Commerce Department moved forward with an administrative review to double the tariffs on Canadian lumber shipments into the U.S. from 9% to 17.9%. Chuck Fowke, chairman of the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB), issued the following statement...

Suburban Shift Eases in the Third Quarter, Vacation Home Markets Strong

December 9th, 2021
The suburban shift for single-family home buying precipitated in large part by the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic last year continues, but new data reveals that higher-density markets are making a comeback as well. In contrast, the market share for...

Year-End Outlook: No End in Sight for Inventory Crunch in 2022

December 13th, 2021
Editor’s Note: RISMedia’s Year-End Outlook series provides an in-depth analysis of the housing market’s leading indicators for economic health, and showcases expert insights on what’s to come in 2022.  It is hard to sell houses without houses to sell. With...

NAHB Reports Strong Year-End Builder Confidence

December 16th, 2021
Builder confidence moved up for the fourth consecutive month despite ongoing inflation concerns and delays in production. For newly built single-family homes, confidence increased by one point to 84 in December, according to the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB)/Wells...

Single-Family and Multifamily Starts See Double-Digit Growth in November

December 17th, 2021
Single-family and multifamily housing starts accelerated in November, due to increasing demand for new construction. Housing starts increased 11.8% to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.68 million units, according to the latest data from the Commerce Department. The November...

New-Home Sales Up in November as Consumer Demand Remains Strong

December 27th, 2021
New-home sales increased in November, driven by strong buyer demand, low existing-home inventory and a predicted increase for mortgage interest rates, according to the latest data from the Commerce Department. Key details: Newly built, single-family home sales in November increased...

Builder Confidence Edges Lower on Inflation Concerns

January 19th, 2022
Growing inflation concerns and ongoing supply chain disruptions snapped a four-month rise in builder sentiment even as consumer demand remains robust. Builder confidence in the market for newly built single-family homes moved one point lower to 83 in January, according...

Builder Confidence High Despite Continued Supply and Affordability Challenges

October 18th, 2021
Builder confidence grew in October despite market challenges such as dwindling affordability due to increasing supply pricing and ongoing shortages. For single-family homes, builder sentiment increased four points to 80, according to the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB)/Wells Fargo...

Remodeling Demand Is Strong Despite Material and Labor Shortages

October 18th, 2021
Remodeler’s confidence increased in the third quarter, with the NAHB/Royal Building Products Remodeling Market Index (RMI) posting a reading of 87, according to the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB). The NAHB/Royal Building Products RMI survey asks remodelers to rate...

Housing Starts: Multifamily Dips but Single-Family Holding Steady

October 19th, 2021
Overall housing starts were down 1.6% in September to 1.56 million, pushed down by declines in multi-family construction. The September is the number of housing units builders would begin if development kept this pace for the next 12 months. However,...
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