The NAHB Housing Market Index for the US edged up to 58 in January of 2019 from 56 in December which was the lowest reading since May of 2015 and beating market forecasts of 56. The subindex for current single-family home sales rose to 63 from 61; the gauge for home sales over the next six months went up to 64 from 61 and prospective buyers edged up to 44 from 43. Nahb Housing Market Index in the United States averaged 50.21 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 66.00 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 59.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the United States Nahb Housing Market Index is projected to trend around 53.00 in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2018-10-16 02:00 PM NAHB Housing Market Index 68 67 67 67
2018-11-19 03:00 PM NAHB Housing Market Index 60 68 67 69
2018-12-17 03:00 PM NAHB Housing Market Index 56 60 61 65
2019-01-16 03:00 PM NAHB Housing Market Index 58 56 56 55
2019-02-19 03:00 PM NAHB Housing Market Index 58 54
2019-03-18 02:00 PM NAHB Housing Market Index 66
2019-04-16 02:00 PM NAHB Housing Market Index


United States Housing Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Building Permits 1328.00 1265.00 2419.00 513.00 Thousand [+]
Housing Starts 1256.00 1217.00 2494.00 478.00 Thousand units [+]
New Home Sales 544.00 597.00 1389.00 270.00 Thousand [+]
Pending Home Sales -7.70 -6.70 30.90 -24.30 percent [+]
Existing Home Sales 5320.00 5220.00 7250.00 1370.00 Thousand [+]
Construction Spending -0.10 -0.10 5.90 -4.80 percent [+]
Housing Index 0.30 0.20 1.20 -1.80 percent [+]
Nahb Housing Market Index 58.00 56.00 78.00 8.00 [+]
Mortgage Rate 4.74 4.74 10.56 3.47 percent [+]
Mortgage Applications 13.50 23.50 49.10 -38.80 percent [+]
Case Shiller Home Price Index 213.89 213.76 213.89 100.00 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 January of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
58.00 56.00 78.00 8.00 1985 - 2019 Monthly
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United States 58.00 Jan/19


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