The NAHB Housing Market Index in the United States increased to a seven-month high of 66 in May of 2019 from 63 in the previous month and above market expectations of 64. The sub-index for current single-family home sales rose to 72 from 69 in April; the gauge for home sales over the next six months edged up to 72 from 71 and prospective buyers went up to 49 from 47. Nahb Housing Market Index in the United States averaged 50.33 from 1985 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 78 in December of 1998 and a record low of 8 in January of 2009.

Nahb Housing Market Index in the United States is expected to be 59.00 by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Nahb Housing Market Index in the United States to stand at 53.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the United States Nahb Housing Market Index is projected to trend around 51.00 in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2019-02-19 03:00 PM NAHB Housing Market Index 62 58 59 54
2019-03-18 02:00 PM NAHB Housing Market Index 62 62 63 66
2019-04-16 02:00 PM NAHB Housing Market Index 63 62 63 63
2019-05-15 02:00 PM NAHB Housing Market Index 66 63 64 63
2019-06-17 02:00 PM NAHB Housing Market Index 66 59
2019-07-16 02:00 PM NAHB Housing Market Index 57
2019-08-15 02:00 PM NAHB Housing Market Index 56


United States Housing Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Building Permits 1296.00 1288.00 2419.00 513.00 Thousand [+]
Housing Starts 1235.00 1168.00 2494.00 478.00 Thousand units [+]
New Home Sales 692.00 662.00 1389.00 270.00 Thousand units [+]
Pending Home Sales -1.20 -4.90 30.90 -24.30 percent [+]
Existing Home Sales 5210.00 5480.00 7250.00 1370.00 Thousand [+]
Construction Spending -0.90 0.70 5.90 -4.80 percent [+]
Housing Index 0.30 0.60 1.20 -1.70 percent [+]
Nahb Housing Market Index 66.00 63.00 78.00 8.00 [+]
Mortgage Rate 4.40 4.41 10.56 3.47 percent [+]
Mortgage Applications -0.60 2.70 49.10 -38.80 percent [+]
Case Shiller Home Price Index 212.70 212.27 213.83 100.00 Index Points [+]
Home Ownership Rate 64.20 64.80 69.20 62.90 percent [+]


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 May of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
66.00 63.00 78.00 8.00 1985 - 2019 Monthly
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United States 66.00 May/19


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