NAHB says homebuilders were more optimistic in April

National Association of Home Builders | April 16, 2019

Homebuilder confidence in the market for new single-family homes rose in April as so-called buyer traffic increased to new developments.m The seasonally adjusted National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index rose to 63 points in April from 62 in March. The gauge remained below the 68 points recorded for April 2018. “Builders report solid demand for new single-family homes, but they are also grappling with affordability concerns stemming from a chronic shortage of construction workers and buildable lots,” said NAHB Chairman Greg Ugalde, a developer from Torrington, Connecticut.

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California home sales rose from both the previous month and year to post the highest sales pace in six months, while strained housing supplies continued to push home prices

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California home sales rose from both the previous month and year to post the highest sales pace in six months, while strained housing supplies continued to push home prices

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