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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 ›

Builder Confidence in the 55+ Housing Market Drops Significantly in First Quarter on Coronavirus Pandemic

Builder confidence in the single-family 55+ housing market sank 30 points to 38 in the first quarter of 2020, according to the National Association of Home Builders’ 55+ Housing Market Index (55+HMI) (Figure 1). This is the lowest reading since the fourth quarter of 2012. The 55+HMI survey produces two indices, one measuring the 55+ single-family market and another for… Read More ›

Builder Confidence in the 55+ Housing Market Drops Slightly in Fourth Quarter

Builder confidence in the single-family 55+ housing market dropped four points to 68 in the fourth quarter of 2019, according to the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) (Figure 1). The index is still well above its breakeven point of 50, indicating that more builders view conditions as good than poor.   The fourth-quarter index is also consistent with the gradual… Read More ›

55+ Housing Market Ticks Back Up to Record High

Builder and developer confidence in the 55+ housing market strengthened in the third quarter of 2019, as reflected by the single-family 55+ housing market index (55+ HMI) reading of 72, up one point from the previous quarter (Figure 1). This is the highest reading since the inception of the index in 2008. NAHB produces two 55+HMIs, measuring sentiment in both… Read More ›

55+ Housing Market Remains Solid in Second Quarter

Builder confidence in the 55+ housing market remained solid in the second quarter with a single-family 55+ Housing Market Index (55+ HMI) reading of 71, down one point from the first quarter of 2019, according the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) (Figure 1). The drop in the index from the first quarter was due to a slight softening in… Read More ›

55+ Housing Market Opens First Quarter with Record High

The NAHB single-family 55+ Housing Market Index (55+ HMI) rose six points to 72 in the first quarter of 2019, indicating that builder confidence in the 55+ housing market continues to strengthen (Figure 1). The index reading is the highest since the inception of the index in 2008. 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 55+ Single-Family Housing Market Index (55+ HMI) jumped 12 points to reach a record high of 71 in the fourth quarter of 2017, according to the National Association of Home Builders (Figure 1). The fourth quarter also marks the 15th consecutive quarter in which the index has been above 50, the break-even point at which more respondents view conditions as… Read More ›