The NAHB Housing Market Index for the US increased to 68 in October of 2018 from 67 in September, slightly above market expectations of 67. The subindex for current single-family home sales rose to 74 from 73 in September; the gauge for home sales over the next six months went up to 75 from 74 and prospective buyers increased to 53 from 49. Nahb Housing Market Index in the United States averaged 50.15 from 1985 until 2018, 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
2018-08-15 02:00 PM NAHB Housing Market Index 67 68 67 69
2018-09-18 02:00 PM NAHB Housing Market Index 67 67 66 70
2018-10-16 02:00 PM NAHB Housing Market Index 68 67 67 67
2018-11-19 03:00 PM NAHB Housing Market Index 68 68 69
2018-12-17 03:00 PM NAHB Housing Market Index 68


United States Housing Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Building Permits 1241.00 1249.00 2419.00 513.00 Thousand [+]
Housing Starts 1201.00 1268.00 2494.00 478.00 Thousand units [+]
New Home Sales 553.00 585.00 1389.00 270.00 Thousand [+]
Pending Home Sales -1.00 -2.40 30.90 -24.30 percent [+]
Existing Home Sales 5150.00 5330.00 7250.00 1370.00 Thousand [+]
Construction Spending 0.00 0.80 5.90 -4.80 percent [+]
Housing Index 0.30 0.40 1.20 -1.80 percent [+]
Nahb Housing Market Index 68.00 67.00 78.00 8.00 [+]
Mortgage Rate 5.17 5.15 10.56 3.47 percent [+]
Mortgage Applications -3.20 -4.00 49.10 -38.80 percent [+]
Case Shiller Home Price Index 213.72 213.77 213.77 100.00 Index Points [+]
Home Ownership Rate 64.40 64.30 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 November of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
68.00 67.00 78.00 8.00 1985 - 2018 Monthly
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United States 68.00 Oct/18


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