Homebuilder sentiment declines to an eight-month low

What happened: The December decline took the sentiment index to the lowest since May 2015 and missed the Econoday forecast of a one-point increase. It followed a breathtaking plunge from October.

The decline in builder sentiment follows a report earlier on Monday that showed a sharp slowdown in business at New York-area factories. The New York Fed’s Empire State manufacturing index tumbled in.

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Sentiment among American homebuilders deteriorated to an eight-month low in July on concerns about higher material costs, according to July 18 data from the National Association of Home Builders/Wells.

Sentiment among American homebuilders deteriorated to an eight-month low in July on concerns about higher material. particularly lumber,” nahb chairman granger MacDonald, a home builder and.

Sentiment among American homebuilders deteriorated to an eight-month low in July on concerns about higher material costs, according to data Tuesday from the National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo.

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CNBC’s Diana Olick reports the latest read on the home builder sentiment index.. home builder sentiment at eight-month low

Homebuilders polled by the National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo reported sentiment fell to an eight-month low in July, Bloomberg News reported.

Homebuilder sentiment reaches 3-month high in August. The climb follows an easing to an eight-month low in July as builders were challenged with higher materials costs for items such as lumber. Builders are upbeat about a strengthening job market and still-low mortgage rates that are helping.

Home builder sentiment fell again in July, continuing a slide from March highs.. a 5 basis point decline since Monday’s close. Close. Home Builder Confidence Falls to 8-Month Low. Home builder.

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The Housing Market Index (HMI) is based on a monthly survey of NAHB members designed to take the pulse of the single-family housing market. The survey asks respondents to rate market conditions for the sale of new homes at the present time and in the next six months as well as the traffic of prospective buyers of new homes.

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The National Association Of Homebuilder’s monthly sentiment survey hit a new 17-month low of 13. That’s one notch down from. Meanwhile, three out of four regions posted HMI declines in August. A.