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Eye on the Economy: Home Builder Confidence Reaches Five-Year High

*Eye on the Economy is an NAHB newsletter that is published every two weeks and takes a larger view of recent economic and housing policy news. Recent economic data indicate that the overall economy has entered a slow growth period. Nonetheless, during this period economic indicators have generally suggested that housing, and home building in particular, is an important source… Read More ›

Eye on the Economy: Home Building Remains a Bright Spot for a Slowing Economy

*Eye on the Economy is an NAHB newsletter that is published every two weeks and takes a larger view of recent economic and housing policy news. In a typical economic recovery, home construction leads economic growth. As interest rates fall, home building accelerates, creating jobs and generating a virtuous cycle of employment growth and increasing housing demand. However, after the… Read More ›

Eye on the Economy: Improvement for Housing

*Eye on the Economy is an NAHB newsletter that is published every two weeks and takes a larger view of recent economic and housing policy news. After soft economic and housing reports for February and March, recent data suggest a return to the trend of housing market improvement – a fitting theme for May, National Home Remodeling month. Leading the… Read More ›

Eye on the Economy: Waiting for Stronger Growth

*Eye on the Economy is an NAHB newsletter that is published every two weeks and takes a larger view of recent economic and housing policy news. Beginning today, we will publish this biweekly economic overview on Eye on Housing as well. The new year opened with hope that the 3% growth rate of Gross Domestic Product (GDP) reported for the… Read More ›