U.S. Builder Confidence Remains Strong Mixed in November

U.S. builder confidence for new single-family homes in November decreased 1 point from October to 70 points on the National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index (HMI). The HMI component gauging current sales conditions dropped 2 points to 76, while the measurement of sales expectations in the next six months rose 1 point from October to 77. The component measuring prospective buyer traffic was down 1 point from October to 53.

Derived from a monthly NAHB survey, the HMI gauges builder perceptions of current single-family home sales and sales expectations for the next six months. Scores from each component are then used to calculate a seasonally adjusted index where any number over 50 indicates that more builders view conditions as good rather than poor. See NAHB



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