Industry News

Builder Confidence Posts Solid Gain in October

Tom Oslund

Builder confidence in the market for new single-family homes rose four points to 68 in October on the NAHB/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index (HMI). This was the highest reading since May.

“This month’s report shows that home builders are rebounding from the initial shock of the hurricanes,” said NAHB Chairman Granger MacDonald. “However, builders need to be mindful of long-term...

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Tom Oslund

Study: Green Home Building on the Rise

Tom Oslund

Green construction is rapidly gaining traction among both single-family and multifamily home builders, according to new research published in the Green Multifamily and Single Family Homes 2017 SmartMarket Brief.

The latest in a series of studies conducted by Dodge Data & Analytics in partnership with NAHB, the study shows that green homes are continuing to gain market share.