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Builder Confidence in the 55+ Housing Market Rebounds in Second Quarter

Builder confidence in the single-family 55+ housing market jumped 27 points to 65 in the second quarter, according to the National Association of Home Builders’ (NAHB) 55+ Housing Market Index (55+HMI). An index reading over 50 indicates more builders view market conditions as good than poor (Figure 1). The 55+ HMI measures two segments of the 55+ housing market: single-family… Read More ›

55+ Housing Market Index Remains in Positive Territory

Builder confidence in the 55+ single-family housing market remains in positive territory with the 55+ single-family housing market index (55+ HMI) increasing one point to 67 in the second quarter, according to the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) (Figure 1). There are separate 55+ HMIs for two segments of the 55+ housing market: single-family homes and multifamily condominiums. Each… Read More ›

55+ Housing Market Ends Fourth Quarter on Record-High

The single-family 55+ Housing Market Index (55+ HMI) jumped eight points to 67 in the fourth quarter of 2016, according to the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB). This is the highest reading since the inception of the index in 2008 (Figure 1). The NAHB produces two 55+ HMIs: one for the single-family market and another for multifamily condominiums. Each index… Read More ›

55+ Housing Market Still Going Strong in the Third Quarter

Builder confidence in the 55+ housing market remained strong in the third quarter of 2015, according to results from NAHB’s 55+ Housing Market Index (55+ HMI) survey.  Survey results show the 55+ HMI for single-family housing increasing to 60—up three points from the previous quarter and marking the sixth consecutive quarter the single-family 55+ HMI has been above the break-even point of 50 (which… Read More ›

55+ HMI for Single-family Edges Down but Remains Positive

Builder confidence in the single-family 55+ housing market edged down but remained well in positive territory in the second quarter of 2015, according to results from NAHB’s 55+ Housing Market Index (55+ HMI) survey.  The 55+ HMI for single-family housing dipped a single point, from 58 in the first quarter to 57—marking the fifth consecutive quarter the index has been… Read More ›

Builders Remain Confident in the 55+ Housing Market

NAHB’s 55+ Housing Market Index (HMI) shows that builders continue to feel positive about the market. The sentiment indices were higher year-over-year for all segments of the 55+market—single-family homes, condominiums and multifamily rental. The single-family index increased six points from the fourth quarter of 2013, to 54—the highest fourth-quarter reading since the inception of the index in 2008 and the… Read More ›

Builders Gain Confidence in the 55+ Housing Market

Builder confidence in the 55+ housing market was up again in the third quarter, according to the latest release of NAHB’s 55+ Housing Market Index (55+HMI).  The 55+ HMI release contains separate indices for single-family homes and multifamily condominiums. Each is a weighted average of three components: present sales, expected sales, and traffic.  The numbers are not seasonally adjusted, so they should only… Read More ›

Builders Gain Confidence in the 55+ Housing Market

Builder confidence in the 55+ housing market was up again in the third quarter, according to the latest release of NAHB’s 55+ Housing Market Index (55+HMI).  The 55+ HMI release contains separate indices for single-family homes and multifamily condominiums. Each is a weighted average of three components: present sales, expected sales, and traffic.  The numbers are not seasonally adjusted, so they should only… Read More ›