United States Nahb Housing Market Index  1985-2017 | Data | Chart

The NAHB Housing Market Index in the United States rose four points to 68 in October 2017, beating market expectations of 64. It was the highest reading since May, as sentiment among home builders recovered from the initial shock of the hurricanes. The component gauging current sales conditions rose five points to 75; the index charting sales expectations in the next six months increased five points to 78; and the component measuring buyer traffic ticked up a single point to 48. Nahb Housing Market Index in the United States averaged 49.57 from 1985 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 78 in December of 1998 and a record low of 8 in January of 2009.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2017-08-15 02:00 PM NAHB Housing Market Index 68 64 65 65
2017-09-18 02:00 PM NAHB Housing Market Index 64 67 67 66
2017-10-17 02:00 PM NAHB Housing Market Index 68 64 64 64
2017-11-16 03:00 PM NAHB Housing Market Index 68 67
2017-12-18 03:00 PM NAHB Housing Market Index 64.29


United States Housing Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Building Permits 1215.00 1272.00 2419.00 513.00 Thousand [+]
Housing Starts 1127.00 1183.00 2494.00 478.00 Thousand [+]
New Home Sales 560.00 580.00 1389.00 270.00 Thousand [+]
Pending Home Sales -2.60 -1.30 30.90 -24.30 percent [+]
Existing Home Sales 5390.00 5350.00 7250.00 1370.00 Thousand [+]
Construction Spending 0.50 -1.20 5.90 -4.80 percent [+]
Housing Index 0.20 0.10 1.20 -1.80 percent [+]
Nahb Housing Market Index 68.00 64.00 78.00 8.00 [+]
Mortgage Rate 4.14 4.16 10.56 3.47 percent [+]
Mortgage Applications 3.60 -2.10 49.10 -38.80 percent [+]
Home Ownership Rate 63.70 63.60 69.20 62.90 percent [+]
Case Shiller Home Price Index 201.99 200.53 206.52 100.00 Index Points [+]


United States Nahb Housing Market Index

NAHB/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index (HMI) is based on a monthly survey of home builders. They are asked to rate current sales of single-family homes and sales expectations for the next six months and to rate traffic of prospective buyers. Scores for responses to each component are used to calculate a seasonally adjusted overall index, where a number over 50 indicates more builders view sales conditions as good than poor. This page provides the latest reported value for - United States Nahb Housing Market Index - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. United States Nahb Housing Market Index - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on October of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
68.00 64.00 78.00 8.00 1985 - 2017 Monthly
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