United States Building Permits  Forecast


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Building Permits in the United States is expected to be 1141.00 Thousand by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Building Permits in the United States to stand at 1241.85 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the United States Building Permits is projected to trend around 1315.00 Thousand in 2020, according to our econometric models.


United States Housing Last Q4/17 Q1/18 Q2/18 Q3/18 2020
Building Permits 1297 1141 1231 1236 1242 1315
Housing Starts 1290 1160 1100 1090 1170 1280
New Home Sales 667 570 610 560 644 590
Pending Home Sales -3.5 3 -0.6 0.5 0.19 1.2
Existing Home Sales 5480 5300 5220 5190 5200 5000
Construction Spending 0.3 0.5 1.5 0.8 0.3 0.4
Housing Index 0.7 0.3 0.6 0.5 0.3 0.5
Nahb Housing Market Index 70 62 60 61 59 53
Mortgage Rate 4.2 4.21 4.26 4.31 4.35 6.5
Mortgage Applications 0.1 0.43 0.43 0.43 0.43 0.43
Home Ownership Rate 63.9 63.72 63.74 63.75 63.77 63.88
Case Shiller Home Price Index 203 197 198 199 203 211