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Stock of Residential AD&C Loans Declines Slightly

One factor holding back an even stronger rebound in home construction is the declining availability of acquisition, development and construction (AD&C) loans. While it appears the period of dramatic declines of the outstanding stock of AD&C loans ended in 2012, there has not yet been a robust expansion of lending consistent with current demand for home building.  According to data from the FDIC, the outstanding stock… Read More ›

Lingering Problems with AD&C Credit=Shortage of Lots for Builders

A recent blog showed that, after many quarters of persistent and often extreme tightening, availability of credit for land acquistion, development and construction (AD&C) eased slightly at the end of 2012. However, most of the improvement was in the availability of loans for single-family construction.  For land acquisition and development, NAHB members were closer to evenly split on whether credit conditions had… Read More ›

Lingering Problems with AD&C Credit=Shortage of Lots for Builders

A recent blog showed that, after many quarters of persistent and often extreme tightening, availability of credit for land acquistion, development and construction (AD&C) eased slightly at the end of 2012. However, most of the improvement was in the availability of loans for single-family construction.  For land acquisition and development, NAHB members were closer to evenly split on whether credit conditions had… Read More ›

NAHB Survey on AD&C Lending for the 4th Quarter

Builders and developers continue to report that credit for acquisition, development, and construction (AD&C) is improving slightly, according to NAHB’s survey on AD&C financing.  In the fourth quarter of 2012, the overall net tightening index based on the AD&C survey was -4.5, which was little changed from the third quarter.  The index is constructed so negative numbers indicate easing of credit;… Read More ›

NAHB Survey on AD&C Lending for the 4th Quarter

Builders and developers continue to report that credit for acquisition, development, and construction (AD&C) is improving slightly, according to NAHB’s survey on AD&C financing.  In the fourth quarter of 2012, the overall net tightening index based on the AD&C survey was -4.5, which was little changed from the third quarter.  The index is constructed so negative numbers indicate easing of credit;… Read More ›

AD&C Lending in the 4th Quarter of 2012

One factor holding back an even stronger rebound in home construction is the lack of accessible Acquisition, Development and Construction (AD&C) loans. While it appears the period of dramatic declines of the outstanding stock of AD&C loans ended in 2012, there has not yet been a robust expansion of lending consistent with current demand for home building.  According to data from the FDIC, the outstanding stock of… Read More ›

AD&C Lending in the 4th Quarter of 2012

One factor holding back an even stronger rebound in home construction is the lack of accessible Acquisition, Development and Construction (AD&C) loans. While it appears the period of dramatic declines of the outstanding stock of AD&C loans ended in 2012, there has not yet been a robust expansion of lending consistent with current demand for home building.  According to data from the FDIC, the outstanding stock of… Read More ›

Credit Still Tight, Although Builders Report Slight Improvement

Availability of new loans for acquisition, development, and construction (AD&C) has finally started to improve slightly, according to NAHB’s survey on AD&C financing for the third quarter  of 2012.  The overall net bank tightening index calculated from the AD&C survey dropped from +6.0 in the second quarter down to -4.3.  The way the index is constructed,  negative numbers indicate easing… Read More ›

AD&C Lending During the Third Quarter

Despite less than robust economic conditions, home building economic data have been fairly positive for 2012. For example, the level of residential construction spending is at a four-year high. However, one factor holding back an even stronger rebound in home construction is the lack of accessible Acquisition, Development and Construction (AD&C) loans. While it appears the period of dramatic declines of the outstanding stock of AD&C loans… Read More ›

AD&C Lending During the Third Quarter

Despite less than robust economic conditions, home building economic data have been fairly positive for 2012. For example, the level of residential construction spending is at a four-year high. However, one factor holding back an even stronger rebound in home construction is the lack of accessible Acquisition, Development and Construction (AD&C) loans. While it appears the period of dramatic declines of the outstanding stock of AD&C loans… Read More ›