Builder Confidence Down 9th Straight Month

Builder sentiment fell for the ninth straight month in September, the National Association of Home Builders reported Monday, amid elevated interest rates, building material supply chain disruptions and high home prices.

Builder Confidence Turns Negative After 8th Straight Monthly Drop

Home builder confidence has turned into downright pessimism. The National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index fell in August for the eighth straight month to its lowest level in more than two years.

Home Builder Confidence Falls to 1-Year Low

Rising inflation and higher mortgage rates are slowing traffic of prospective home buyers and putting a damper on builder sentiment, the National Association of Home Builders said Wednesday.

Builder Confidence Plunges on Rising Interest Rates, Growing Affordability Woes

In the first of several major housing reports this week, the National Association of Home Builders said builder confidence took a steep drop in May as growing affordability challenges amid rapidly rising interest rates, double-digit price increases for material costs and ongoing home price appreciation took a toll on buyer demand.

Builder Confidence Reaches Inflection Point

Rapidly rising interest rates, combined with ongoing home price increases and higher construction costs, continue to take a toll on builder confidence and housing affordability, the National Association of Home Builders reported Monday.

Supply Constraints, Higher Interest Rates Damper Builder Confidence

Ongoing lumber and building material supply side constraints, rising construction costs and expectations of higher interest rates continue to negatively affect builder sentiment even as buyer demand remains relatively solid, the National Association of Home Builders reported Wednesday.

Builder Confidence Edges Lower on Inflation Concerns

Rising inflation concerns and ongoing supply chain disruptions snapped a four-month rise in builder sentiment, even as consumer demand remained robust, the National Association of Home Builders reported Tuesday.