This year will probably be the biggest year for homebuilders in a decade

This year will probably be the biggest year for homebuilders in a decade

After housing starts increased in June, experts weighed in, explaining why 2017 could be the best year for new construction in a decade. 

Experts explained the growing imbalance between the number of homes for sale and the demand allowed builders to construct more homes.

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Builder confidence falls slightly in April

Builder confidence falls slightly in April

After hitting a 12-year high of 71 in March, overall builder confidence in the market for new homes, as measured by the monthly National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index (HMI), fell three points to 68 in April. An overall score of 50 or more means more builders view current market conditions favorably.

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Home builder confidence soared to highest level in 12 years as Trump rolls back regulations

Home builder confidence soared to highest level in 12 years as Trump rolls back regulations

The nation's home builders couldn't be happier with President Trump's first move to roll back strict environmental rules.

A monthly index of builder sentiment jumped six points to the highest level in 12 years. The National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo Housing Market index hit 71 in March, a sizable jump from 58 in March of 2016. Anything above 50 is considered positive sentiment.

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